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

Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PseudarchasterSladen, 1889accepted genus name
Aphroditaster Sladen, 1889 synonym

Species group names

Astrogonium annectens Perrier, 1894 synonym
Astrogonium fallax Perrier, 1885 synonym
Astrogonium hystrix Perrier, 1894 synonym
Astrogonium longobrachiale Koehler, 1907 synonym
Astropecten parelii Düben & Koren, 1846 synonym
Pseudarchaster granuliferus Verrill, 1899 synonym
Pseudarchaster intermedius Sladen, 1889 synonym
Pseudarchaster intermedius var. insignis Verrill, 1895 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: ledsjöstjärna


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. 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

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
Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
Barcode of Life (2 barcodes)
GenBank (14 nucleotides; 4 proteins)


Mah, C. (2014). Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846). 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:124085




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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