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Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840

205285  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205285)

accepted
Genus

Species Archaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Archaster bairdi Verrill, 1882 accepted as Mediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Species Archaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym)
Species Archaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Archaster formosus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Paragonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Species Archaster grandis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Dytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884) (synonym)
Species Archaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Archaster pulcher Perrier, 1881 accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) (original combination)
Species Archaster robustus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Archaster sepitus Verrill, 1885 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (synonym)
Species Archaster simplex Perrier, 1881 accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Archaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Archaster vexillifer Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Astropecten vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Müller, J.; Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6: 318-326., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7203128
page(s): 323 [details]   
Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the...  
Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the Indo-Pacific. Archaster is in the synonymy of several benthopectinid genera, such as Cheiraster (many subgenera) and Pontaster[details]
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. 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=205285 on 2021-06-15
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021). European Register of Marine Species. Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. Accessed at: https://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205285 on 2021-06-15
Date
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1999-06-12 17:04:53Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2006-09-05 13:59:36Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-12-06 17:21:35Z
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original description Müller, J.; Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6: 318-326., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7203128
page(s): 323 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 4: 187-366. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source 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 Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Sukarno and M. Jangoux. (1977). Révision du genre <i>Archaster</i> Müller et Troschel (Echinodermata, Asteroidea: Archasteridae). Revue Zoologique Africaine (Bruxelles) 91: 817–844. [details]   
 
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From other sources
Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the Indo-Pacific. Archaster is in the synonymy of several benthopectinid genera, such as Cheiraster (many subgenera) and Pontaster[details]
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