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

Ctenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CtenodiscusMüller & Troschel, 1842accepted genus name
Anodiscus Perrier, 1869 synonym

Species group names

Asterias arancia Dewhurst, 1834 synonym
Asterias crispata Retzius, 1805 synonym
Asterias polaris Sabine, 1824 synonym
Ctenodiscus corniculatus Gray, 1840 synonym
Ctenodiscus pygmaeus Müller & Troschel, 1842 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): muddersjøstjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: muddersjøstjerne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: muddersjøstjerne sources: Dissertatio sistens species cognitas Asteriarum: 1
 Norwegian Nynorsk: muddersjøstjerne sources: Dissertatio sistens species cognitas Asteriarum: 1
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): muddersjøstjerne


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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database

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

Imaoka T, Irimura S, Okutani T, Oguro C, Oji T, Shigei M, Horikawa H. (1990). Echinoderms from the Continental Shelf and Slope around Japan. Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association. vol. I.1-159.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (148 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
Barcode of Life (23 barcodes)
GenBank (17 nucleotides; 14 proteins)


Mah, C. (2014). Ctenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805). 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:123915




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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