WoRMS taxon details

Leptasterias Verrill, 1866

123222  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222)

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Genus
Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
Subgenus Leptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
Species Leptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Leptasterias bartletti A.H. Clark, 1940 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Grainger (1966: 50))
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Leptasterias camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias confinis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840)
Species Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1886) represented as Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derbeki Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derjungini Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias dispar Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica dispar Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias epichlora (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias fascicularis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Leptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) granulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Leptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879)
Species Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias hispida (Forbes, 1840)
Species Leptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
Species Leptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Leptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Leptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (Homonym)
Species Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica Levinsen, 1886 represented as Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
Species Leptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Leptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1923))
Species Leptasterias meridionalis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias fisheri meridionalis Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (nomen dubium)
Species Leptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Species Leptasterias obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
Species Leptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
Species Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) sibirica Djakonov, 1930 represented as Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
Species Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
Species Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) represented as Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) squamulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias (Nesasterias) stolacantha Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias tatei Clark & Jewett, 2015
Species Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias ushakovi Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris ushakovi Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Leptasterias hexactis vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Species Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]   
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a...  
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2019-08-24
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]   

original description  (of Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938) Djakonov, A.M. (1938). Monographische Bearbeitung der Asteriden des westlichen Nordpazifik (Die Gattung <i>Leptasterias</i>). <em>Trudy Zoologischeskogo Instituta Akademiya Nauk SSSR (Lenningrad).</em> 4(5): 749-914.
page(s): 814 [details]   

original description  (of Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 53 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]   

basis of record 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 IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). <i>Echinoderm Studies,</i> 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
 



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