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Leptasterias Verrill, 1866

123222  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222)

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Genus
Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)

Species Leptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Species Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

Species Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill AE. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-364., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492315
page(s): 350 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2021-06-23
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021). European Register of Marine Species. Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. Accessed at: https://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2021-06-23
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original description Verrill AE. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-364., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492315
page(s): 350 [details]   

original description  (of Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938) Djakonov, A.M. (1938). Monographische Bearbeitung der Asteriden des westlichen Nordpazifik (Die Gattung <i>Leptasterias</i>). <em>Trudy Zoologischeskogo Instituta Akademiya Nauk SSSR (Lenningrad).</em> 4(5): 749-914.
page(s): 814 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Downey, M. E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 6: 229-347. (look up in RoR[details]   
 
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