Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Valvatacea > Order Paxillosida > Family Astropectinidae

Astropecten Gray, 1840

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Stellaria Nardo, 1834 later homonym
Stellaria Nardo, 1834 synonym

Children

Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823)
Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911
Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883
Astropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894
Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837)
Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837)

Literature

original description

Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290.

basis of record

Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 336-351

additional source

Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347

additional source

Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp.

additional source

Doderlein, L. (1917). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Expedition. 1. Die Gattung Astropecten und ihre Stammesgeschichte. Siboga-Expedition 46a: 1-190.

additional source

Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Am├ęziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. 2009. Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbres, sea lilies, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

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External Links

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Citation

Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123245

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-01-19 by Christopher Mah

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