Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Spinulosacea > Order Spinulosida > Family Echinasteridae > Genus Henricia

Henricia perforata (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HenriciaGray, 1840accepted genus name
Cribella Forbes, 1841 synonym
Cribrella Lütken, 1857 synonym
Cyllaster A.H. Clark, 1916 synonym
Linckia Forbes, 1839 synonym
Magdalenaster Koehler, 1907 synonym
Spinohenricia Heding, 1935 synonym

Species group names

Asterias perforata O.F. Müller, 1776 synonym
Cribrella oculata var. murina Perrier, 1875 synonym
Cribrella sanguinolenta f. scabrior Michailovskij, 1903 synonym
Echinaster scrobiculatus Danielssen & Koren, 1883 synonym
Henricia crossispika Heding, in Jägerskiöld, 1971 synonym; nom. nud.
Henricia fisheri echinata Heding, in Jägerskiöld, 1971 synonym; nom. nud.
Henricia knipowitschi Djakonov, 1950 synonym
Henricia sanguinolenta Rasmussen, 1965 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: nätkrullstjärna


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

Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Madsen, F.J. (1987). The Henricia sanguinolenta complex (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) of the Norwegian Sea and adjacent waters. A re-evaluation, with notes on related species. Steenstrupia 13(5): 201-268.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection


Mah, C. (2014). Henricia perforata (O.F. Müller, 1776). 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:123971




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