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Asteriidae Gray, 1840

123121  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123121)

accepted
Family
Genus Adelasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Anasterias Perrier, 1875
  » Species Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857)
  » Species Anasterias antipodum (Bell, 1882)
  » Species Anasterias asterinoides Perrier, 1875
  » Species Anasterias directa (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Anasterias laevigata (Hutton, 1879)
  » Species Anasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Anasterias pedicellaris (Koehler, 1923)
  » Species Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876)
  » Species Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876)
  » Species Anasterias sphoerulata (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881)
  » Species Anasterias studeri Perrier, 1891
  » Species Anasterias suteri (deLoriol, 1894)
  » Species Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870)
  » Species Anasterias haswelli Koehler, 1920 (nomen nudum, Possibly a mistake for Notasterias haswelli or a NOMEN NUDUM)
  » Species Anasterias nuda Perrier, 1878 (nomen nudum, see Ludwig (1903: 42 footnote))
  » Species Anasterias adeliae Koehler, 1920 accepted as Lysasterias adeliae (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Anasterias belgicae Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Lysasterias belgicae (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Anasterias chirophora Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Lysasterias chirophora (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Anasterias conferta (Koehler, 1923) accepted as Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881) (synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
  » Species Anasterias cupulifera Koehler, 1907 accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Anasterias lactea Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Lysasterias lactea (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Anasterias lysasteria Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Anasterias minuta Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857)
  » Species Anasterias multicostata Verrill, 1899 accepted as Brisingenes multicostata (Verrill, 1894) (Mistaken for Brisinga multicostata (Verrill, 1894) according to Ludwig (1903))
  » Species Anasterias octoradiata (Studer, 1885) accepted as Koehleraster octoradiatus (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Anasterias stolidota (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870)
  » Species Anasterias tenera Koehler, 1906 accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885) (synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Anasterias victoriae Koehler, 1920 accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885)
Genus Aphanasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Aphelasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Asterias Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
  » Species Asterias argonauta Djakonov, 1950
  » Species Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
  » Species Asterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950
  » Species Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
  » Species Asterias rollestoni Bell, 1881
  » Species Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Asterias versicolor Sladen, 1889
  » Species Asterias arenata Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, Unidentifiable according to H.L. Clark (1921))
  » Species Asterias articulata Linnaeus, 1753 (nomen dubium, Invald (pre-1758))
  » Species Asterias aster Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterias bicolor Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterias bootes (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterias echinata Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterias fernandezianus Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen dubium, dubious, mentioned by Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) (nomen dubium, Type material is juvenile and is lost)
  » Species Asterias tricolor Risso, 1826 (nomen dubium, absent from Clark's list, status uncertain)
  » Species Asterias wilkinsoni Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterias alta Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 [not seen] (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias brasiliensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asterias brisingoides Perrier, 1885 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asterias cayennensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asterias conceptionis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asterias cumpullis Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias echinata Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias hirtum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias longstaffi Bell, 1908 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias nautarum Bell, 1883 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asterias Novaezelandiae Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum, Undescribed)
  » Species Asterias reticulatum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias roseum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias vulgaris Packard, 1863 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1930))
  » Subgenus Asterias (Coscinasterias) Verrill, 1867 accepted as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Subgenus Asterias (Hydrasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Hydrasterias Sladen, 1889
  » Subgenus Asterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866
  » Subgenus Asterias (Polyasterias) Perrier, 1894 accepted as Polyasterias Perrier, 1894
  » Subgenus Asterias (Smilasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias Sladen, 1889
  » Subgenus Asterias (Stolasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Stolasterias Sladen, 1889
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis f. africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840)
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889)
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
    » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Coronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
  » Subgenus Asterias (Urasterias) Verrill, 1909 accepted as Urasterias Verrill, 1909
    » Species Asterias (Urasterias) forcipulata Verrill, 1909 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
  » Species Asterias acanthostoma Verrill, 1909 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym)
  » Species Asterias acervata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias acervispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
  » Species Asterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Species Asterias acutispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Asterias aequalis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Asterias affinis Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster affinis (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Asterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterias alba Bell, 1881 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias alboverrucosa Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
  » Species Asterias albulua (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
  » Species Asterias alternata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia alternata (Say, 1825)
  » Species Asterias alveolata Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
  » Species Asterias angulosa Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1788 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias anomala Verrill, 1909 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
  » Species Asterias antarctica Studer, 1884 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym and homonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
  » Species Asterias arancia Dewhurst, 1834 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias aranciata Parelius, 1768 accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Lapsus for A. aranciaca Linnaeus 1758, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias arctica Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  » Species Asterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
    » Variety Asterias arenicola var. lacazei (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias articulata Say, 1825 accepted as Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825)
  » Species Asterias aspera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias atlantica Verrill, 1868 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias attenuata Bell, 1891 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Asterias aurantiaca Tiedemann, 1816 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Asterias aurantiacus Meyen, 1834 accepted as Stichaster aurantiacus (Meyen, 1834) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias austera Verrill, 1895 accepted as Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
  » Species Asterias belli Studer, 1884 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Bell (1908))
  » Species Asterias bidentata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias bifida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Antedon bifida (Pennant, 1777) (basionym)
  » Species Asterias bispinosa Otto, 1823 accepted as Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias borbonica Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterias borealis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Verrill (1895))
  » Species Asterias brachiata Perrier, 1875 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914) and Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias brachiata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Acrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804) (moved to genus Acrocnida by Gislén (1926))
  » Species Asterias brandti Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
  » Species Asterias brevispina Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
  » Species Asterias briareus Verrill, 1882 accepted as Coronaster briareus (Verrill, 1882)
  » Species Asterias calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
    » Variety Asterias calamaria var. reischeki Farquhar, 1909
    » Variety Asterias calamaria var. japonica Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (var. japonica is synonym according to Liao in Liao & Clark (1995))
  » Species Asterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias calcitrapa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Astropecten calcitrapa (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias camtschatica Brandt, 1835 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Asterias canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Narcissia canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839)
  » Species Asterias capensis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Allostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Asterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias carinifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Basyonym)
  » Species Asterias cartilaginea Fleming, 1828 accepted as Palmipes membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias ciliaris Philippi, 1837 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Asterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Asterias clathrata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  » Species Asterias clathrata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia clathrata (Say, 1825)
  » Species Asterias clavigera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Mithrodia clavigera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias compta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Asterias conferta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Asterias contorta Perrier, 1881 accepted as Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Asterias coriacea Grube, 1840 accepted as Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 (synonym)
  » Species Asterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
  » Species Asterias crassispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni crassispinis Djakonov, 1950
  » Species Asterias cribraria Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
  » Species Asterias crispata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias cumingii Gray, 1840 accepted as Heliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asterias cunninghami Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias cuspidata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniodiscus cuspidatus (Gray, 1840) (In Goniodiscus according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
  » Species Asterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias distichum (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
  » Species Asterias dorsatus Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Asterias douglasi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias dubia Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
  » Species Asterias echinophora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias echinus Gervais, 1841 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Asterias edmundi Ludwig, 1897 accepted as Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias endeca Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (synonym)
    » Variety Asterias endeca var. decemradiata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 (according to Fisher (1911))
  » Species Asterias enopla Verrill, 1895 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias epichlora Brandt, 1835 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Asterias equestris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym)
  » Species Asterias equestris Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Stellaster equestris (Bruzelius, 1805)
  » Species Asterias eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Asterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias exigua Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Asterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
  » Species Asterias fascicularis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Asterias fernandensis Meissner, 1896 accepted as Astrostole platei (Meissner, 1896) (Synonym)
  » Species Asterias fissispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Asterias flabellifera Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
  » Species Asterias forreri de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887)
  » Species Asterias fulgens Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias fulva Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym)
  » Species Asterias fungifera Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Asterias gelatinosa Meyen, 1834 accepted as Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias georgiana Studer, 1885 accepted as Ctenasterias georgiana (Studer, 1885) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias germaini Perrier, 1875 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym)
  » Species Asterias gibbosa Pennant, 1777 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym (name invalidated by date))
  » Species Asterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias glomerata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias gracilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias gracilispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias granifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteracanthion graniferus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias granularis Retzius, 1783 accepted as Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias gunneri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Doderlein (1900))
  » Species Asterias hartii (Rathbun, 1879) accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias helianthemoides Pennant, 1777 accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias helianthoides Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pycnopodia helianthoides (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias helianthus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteracanthion helianthus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias hexactis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias hispida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri celtica A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey, 1992 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias holsatica Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias hyadesi Perrier, 1886 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias hyperborea Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias imperati Delle Chiaje, 1841 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias inermis Bell, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias irregularis Pennant, 1777 accepted as Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias janthina Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Misspelling)
  » Species Asterias japonica Bell, 1881 accepted as Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias johnstoni Gray in Johnston, 1836 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias jonstoni Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias katherinae Gray, 1840 accepted as Asteracanthion katherinae (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias koehleri de Loriol, 1897 accepted as Orthasterias koehleri (deLoriol, 1897) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias lacazei (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Asterias arenicola var. lacazei (Perrier, 1869) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias latissima Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias lincki de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias linckii (Muller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Homonym)
  » Species Asterias linearis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Coscinasterias linearis (Perrier, 1881) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias longipes Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Asterias luna Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Anseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias madeirensis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias mammillata Audouin, 1826 accepted as Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias margaritifera Brandt in Fisher, 1930 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias mazophorus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias membranacea Retzius, 1783 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asterias meridionalis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias militaris O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Asteriscus militaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Fromia milleporella (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias miniata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Patiria miniata (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Asterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
  » Species Asterias minuta Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
  » Species Asterias minuta de Blainville, 1834 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias mollis Hutton, 1872 accepted as Sclerasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias mülleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, Spelling variation for Asterias muelleri)
  » Species Asterias multiclava Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias multifora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster multiforis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias multiradiata Gray, 1840 accepted as Heliaster solaris A.H. Clark, 1920 (unaccepted, Homonym)
  » Species Asterias multiradiata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Capillaster multiradiata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
  » Species Asterias murrayi Bell, 1891 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
  » Species Asterias nanimensis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lethasterias nanimensis (Verrill, 1914) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias neglecta Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias nigra Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789 accepted as Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias nipon Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Distolasterias nipon (Döderlein, 1902) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805 accepted as Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (unaccepted, according to Millott in Boolootian (1966))
  » Species Asterias nodosa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias normani Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias nuda Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora nuda (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Oreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias obtusata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827 accepted as Pentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. Vincent, 1827) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias obtusispinosa Bell, 1881 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias ocellifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Nectria ocellifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Asterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias ochracea Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias octagona Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym as restricted by Gray (1840))
  » Species Asterias oculata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Henricia oculata (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias ophidiana Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias pallida (A. Agassiz, 1866) accepted as Asteracanthion pallidus A. Agassiz, 1866 (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias palmipes Olivi, 1792 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym)
  » Species Asterias panopla Stuxberg, 1879 accepted as Icasterias panopla (Stuxberg, 1879) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Solaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias papulosa Verrill, 1909 accepted as Pisaster papulosus (Verrill, 1909) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias papyracea Konrad, 1814 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asterias paucispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster paucispinus (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias pectinata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias pectinata Couch, 1840 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym according to Forbes (1841))
  » Species Asterias pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Comatula (Comatula) pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
  » Species Asterias pedicellaris Koehler, 1907 accepted as Notasterias pedicellaris (Koehler, 1907) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias penicillaris Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asterinopsis penicillaris (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias pentacantha Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Astropecten irregularis pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias pentacanthus Simroth, 1889 accepted as Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
  » Species Asterias pentacyphus Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias pentagonula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Anthenea pentagonula (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 accepted as Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias perforata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Henricia perforata (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Asterias perrieri E. A. Smith, 1876 accepted as Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Asterias pertusa O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Linckia pertusa (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias petalodea Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Astropecten petalodea (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, original name of Astropecten petalodea)
  » Species Asterias philippii Bell, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926))
  » Species Asterias phrygiana Parelius, 1768 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (unaccepted, original name)
  » Species Asterias placenta Pennant, 1777 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias platyacantha Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias pleyadella Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniodiscus pleyadella (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias polaris Sabine, 1824 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844) accepted as Allostichaster polyplax (Müller & Troschel, 1844) (unaccepted, subsequent combination)
  » Species Asterias polythela Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
  » Species Asterias problema Lutken, 1872 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias pulchella de Blainville, 1834 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Asterias pulvillus O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Porania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias punctata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Petricia vernicina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias rarispina Perrier, 1875 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias richardi Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 accepted as Sclerasterias richardi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias rodolphi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astrostole rodolphi (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias rosacea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteriscus rosaceus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias rosea O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Linckia rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, Basionym)
  » Species Asterias rugispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias rumphii Parelius, 1768 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias rupicola Verrill, 1876 accepted as Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias rustica Gray, 1840 accepted as Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias saanichensis deLoriol, 1897 accepted as Evasterias alveolata Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted, synonym according to A.M. Clark & Mah 1996: 276)
  » Species Asterias sagena Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym according to Torotnese & Madsen (1979))
  » Species Asterias sanguinolenta O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Henricia sanguinolenta (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias satsumana Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Sclerasterias satsumana (Döderlein, 1902) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias savaresi Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym to Gray (1866))
  » Species Asterias savignyi Audouin, 1826 accepted as Luidia savignyi (Audouin, 1826) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias scaber Hutton, 1872 accepted as Astrostole scabra (Hutton, 1872) (unaccepted, original name)
  » Species Asterias scalprifera Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias scalprifera (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias schmideliana Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias sebae de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias senegalensis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Luidia senegalensis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias sentus Say, 1825 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) sentus (Say, 1825) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias seposita Retzius, 1783 accepted as Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias sertulifera Xantus, 1860 accepted as Astrometis sertulifera (Xantus, 1860) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias similispinis H.L. Clark, 1908 accepted as Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias sinusoida Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Asterias solaris Carpenter, 1856 accepted as Heliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted, Probable synonym according to H.L. Clark (1909))
  » Species Asterias solaris Schreber, 1793 accepted as Echinities solaris (Schreber, 1793) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1955))
  » Species Asterias spectabilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
  » Species Asterias spinosa Pennant, 1777 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias spinosa Say, 1825 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
  » Species Asterias spinosa Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Homonym)
  » Species Asterias spinulosus Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias spirabilis Bell, 1881 accepted as Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias spitzbergensis Danielssen & Koren, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias spongiosa Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Henricia spongiosa (O. Fabricius, 1780) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias steineni Studer, 1885 accepted as Neosmilaster steineni (Studer, 1885) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias striata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Valvaster striatus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias studeri Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias subinermis Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten subinermis (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias subulata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Asterias sulcifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asterias tanneri Verrill, 1880 accepted as Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias tenella Retzius, 1783 accepted as Hathrometra tenella (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, basionym)
  » Species Asterias tenera Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias tenorii Delle Chiaje, 1825 accepted as Ophiura tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Basionym)
  » Species Asterias tessellata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Asterias tomidata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias torquata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted, synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
  » Species Asterias triremis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias triremis (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias trochiscus Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterina trochiscus (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, Doubtful validity according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias umbilicata Konrad, 1814 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, A synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asterias undulata O.F. Mueller, 1784 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias vancouveri Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias varia (Philippi, 1870) accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias variolata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias vernicina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteropsis vernicina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias verrilli Bell, 1881 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterias verrucosa Risso, 1826 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asterias verruculata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asterias vesiculosa Sladen, 1889 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias vestita Say, 1825 accepted as Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias victoriana Verrill, 1909 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
  » Species Asterias violacea O.F. Mueller, 1788 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asterias volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Coronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
  » Species Asterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Genus Astrometis Fisher, 1923
Genus Astrostole Fisher, 1923
Genus Caimanaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Calasterias Hayashi, 1975
Genus Coronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Subgenus Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) edmondi (Benham, 1911) (nomen dubium)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) calamaria (Gray, 1840) represented as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) represented as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) alexandri Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Sclerasterias alexandri (Ludwig, 1905)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) brucei Koehler, 1907 accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) candicans Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Notasterias candicans (Ludwig, 1903)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) eustyla (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) neglecta (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891) (synonym)
    » Species Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) robusta Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Distolasterias robusta (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Coscinasterias muricata Verrill, 1867
  » Species Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Coscinasterias aster (Gray, 1840) (nomen dubium, Types Lost)
  » Species Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Coscinasterias linearis (Perrier, 1881) (nomen dubium)
  » Subgenus Coscinasterias (Coscinasterias) Verrill, 1867 represented as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Subgenus Coscinasterias (Distolasterias) Perrier, 1896 accepted as Distolasterias Perrier, 1896
  » Species Coscinasterias brucei (Koehler, 1908) accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Coscinasterias dubia H.L. Clark, 1909 accepted as Australiaster dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909)
  » Species Coscinasterias euplecta Fisher, 1906 accepted as Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Coscinasterias gemmifera (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840) (probable synonym)
  » Species Coscinasterias jehennesi (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Coscinasterias victoriae Koehler, 1911 accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907)
Genus Cryptasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Diplasterias Perrier, 1891
  » Species Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
  » Species Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Diplasterias kerguelenensis (Koehler, 1917)
  » Species Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Diplasterias octoradiata (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Diplasterias radiata (Koehler, 1923)
  » Species Diplasterias spinosa Perrier, 1881
  » Species Diplasterias eunota Fisher, 1940 accepted as Diplasterias octoradiata (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Diplasterias fochi (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
  » Species Diplasterias georgiana (Studer, 1885) accepted as Neosmilaster georgianus (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Diplasterias germaini (Philippi, 1858) accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
  » Species Diplasterias induta Koehler, 1907 accepted as Cryptasterias turqueti (Koehler, 1906)
  » Species Diplasterias loveni Perrier, 1891 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Diplasterias lütkeni Perrier, 1891 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Diplasterias papillosa Koehler, 1906 accepted as Adelasterias papillosa (Koehler, 1906)
  » Species Diplasterias steineni (Studer, 1885) accepted as Neosmilaster steineni (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Diplasterias turqueti Koehler, 1906 accepted as Cryptasterias turqueti (Koehler, 1906)
  » Species Diplasterias vesiculosa (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875)
Genus Distolasterias Perrier, 1896
  » Species Distolasterias elegans Djakonov, 1931
  » Species Distolasterias nipon (Döderlein, 1902)
  » Species Distolasterias robusta (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Distolasterias chelifera Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lethasterias nanimensis chelifera (Verrill, 1914)
  » Species Distolasterias dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909) accepted as Australiaster dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909)
  » Species Distolasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906) accepted as Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Distolasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Distolasterias hypacantha Fisher, 1917 accepted as Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Distolasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) accepted as Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891)
  » Species Distolasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872) accepted as Sclerasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872)
  » Species Distolasterias nanimensis Fisher, 1923 accepted as Lethasterias nanimensis (Verrill, 1914)
  » Species Distolasterias tricolor Djakonov, 1927 accepted as Distolasterias nipon (Döderlein, 1902) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Genus Evasterias Verrill, 1914
  » Species Evasterias derjungini (Djakonov, 1938)
  » Species Evasterias echinosoma Fisher, 1926
  » Species Evasterias retifera Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Evasterias acanthostoma (Verrill, 1909) accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Evasterias alveolata Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Evasterias retata Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Evasterias retifera Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Evasterias tabulata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Evasterias retifera Djakonov, 1938
Genus Icasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Kenrickaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Leptasterias Verrill, 1866
  » Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Subgenus Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
  » Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
  » Subgenus Leptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  » Species Leptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
  » Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
  » Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
  » Species Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
  » Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
  » Species Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
  » Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1886)
  » Species Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
  » Species 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 insolens Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
  » Species Leptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
  » Species Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
  » Species Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
  » Species Leptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
  » Species Leptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
  » Species Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias tatei Clark & Jewett, 2015
  » Species Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Leptasterias alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
  » Species Leptasterias bartletti A.H. Clark, 1940 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 (Synonym according to Grainger (1966: 50))
  » Species Leptasterias camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Leptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
  » Species Leptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
  » Species Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Leptasterias polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
  » 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 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 glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  » Species Leptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879)
  » Species Leptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Leptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (Homonym)
  » Species Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
  » 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 obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Leptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
  » 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))
Genus Lethasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Lysasterias Fisher, 1908
  » Species Lysasterias adeliae (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Lysasterias belgicae (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Lysasterias chirophora (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Lysasterias digitata A.M. Clark, 1962
  » Species Lysasterias hemiora Fisher, 1940
  » Species Lysasterias heteractis Fisher, 1940
  » Species Lysasterias joffrei (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Lysasterias lactea (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Lysasterias cupulifera (Koehler, 1908) accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Lysasterias studeri (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Anasterias studeri Perrier, 1891
  » Species Lysasterias tenera (Koehler, 1906) accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Lysasterias victoriae (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Lysasterias perrieri (Studer, 1885) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Marthasterias Jullien, 1878
Genus Meyenaster Verrill, 1913
Genus Notasterias Koehler, 1911
Genus Orthasterias Verrill, 1914
  » Species Orthasterias koehleri (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Subgenus Orthasterias (Stylasterias) Verrill, 1914 accepted as Stylasterias Verrill, 1914
  » Species Orthasterias biordinata Verrill, 1914 accepted as Orthasterias koehleri (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Orthasterias californica Verrill, 1914 accepted as Astrometis californica (Verrill, 1914)
  » Species Orthasterias columbiana Verrill, 1914 accepted as Orthasterias koehleri (deLoriol, 1897) (Synonym according to Fisher (1923))
  » Species Orthasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Orthasterias dawsoni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Astrometis sertulifera (Xantus, 1860) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
  » Species Orthasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Orthasterias forreri (de Loriol, 1887) accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887)
  » Species Orthasterias gonolena Verrill, 1914 accepted as Astrometis sertulifera (Xantus, 1860) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
  » Species Orthasterias leptolena Verrill, 1914 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (Synonym)
  » Species Orthasterias merriami Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Orthasterias subangulosa Verrill, 1914 accepted as Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Orthasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880) accepted as Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880)
Genus Perissasterias H.L. Clark, 1923
Genus Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
  » Species Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
    » Forma Pisaster brevispinus f. paucispina (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857) (reduced to forma by Fisher (1930))
  » Species Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
  » Species Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Pisaster antarcticus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
  » Species Pisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
  » Species Pisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Pisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Pisaster grayi Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Pisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
    » Variety Pisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Pisaster papulosus (Verrill, 1909) accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
  » Species Pisaster paucispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Genus Plazaster Fisher, 1941
Genus Psalidaster Fisher, 1940
Subfamily Pycnopodiinae Verrill, 1914
Genus Rathbunaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Saliasterias Koehler, 1920
Genus Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
  » Species Sclerasterias alexandri (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Sclerasterias dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909)
  » Species Sclerasterias eructans (McKnight, 2006)
  » Species Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Sclerasterias guernei Perrier, 1891
  » Species Sclerasterias heteropaes Fisher, 1924
  » Species Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891)
  » Species Sclerasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872)
  » Species Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891)
  » Species Sclerasterias parvulus (Perrier, 1891)
  » Species Sclerasterias richardi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882)
  » Species Sclerasterias satsumana (Döderlein, 1902)
  » Species Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880)
  » Species Sclerasterias zinsmeisteri Blake & Aronson, 1998 †
  » Species Sclerasterias peregrina Bell in Fisher, 1928 (nomen nudum, MS name, never described-probably Sclerasterias mazophora)
  » Species Sclerasterias candicans (Ludwig, 1903) accepted as Notasterias candicans (Ludwig, 1903)
  » Species Sclerasterias crassa H.L. Clark, 1940 accepted as Sclerasterias alexandri var. crassa H.L. Clark, 1940
  » Species Sclerasterias hypacantha Fisher, 1928 accepted as Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Sclerasterias nitida Koehler, 1910 accepted as Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891)
  » Species Sclerasterias stenactis (H.L. Clark, 1926) accepted as Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891)
Genus Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871
  » Species Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
  » Species Stephanasterias gracilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey (1992).)
  » Species Stephanasterias hebes Verrill, 1915 accepted as Allostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey (1992).)
Genus Stylasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Taranuiaster McKnight, 1973
Genus Tarsastrocles Fisher, 1923
Genus Uniophora Gray, 1840
  » Species Uniophora dyscrita H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Uniophora nuda (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Uniophora fungifera (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Uniophora globifera Gray, 1840 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Uniophora gymnonota H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Uniophora nuda (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Uniophora multispina H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Uniophora obesa H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Uniophora sinusoida (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
  » Species Uniophora uniserialis H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Genus Urasterias Verrill, 1909
  » Species Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Urasterias enopla (Verrill, 1895) accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))

Genus Stenasterias Verrill, 1914 (nomen dubium, Name has status only by "technicality" according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Stenasterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) (nomen dubium, Type material is juvenile and is lost)

Genus Diplasterias Perrier, 1888 (nomen nudum)
Genus Mortensenia da Costa, 1941 (nomen nudum, probably Sclerasterias according to AM Clark in Clark & Downey 1992: 415, 449)
  » Species Mortensenia lusitanica da Costa, 1941 (nomen nudum, probably Sclerasterias according to AM Clark in Clark & Downey 1992: 415, 449)

Genus Stolasterias Sladen, 1889 represented as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867

Genus Allasterias Verrill, 1909 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym according to Fisher (1923, 1930))
Genus Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Asteracanthion bootes Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Asterias bootes (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asteracanthion pallidus A. Agassiz, 1866 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asteracanthion africanus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (A forma of Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus 1758))
  » Species Asteracanthion albulus Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion antarcticus Lütken, 1857 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (original combination)
  » Species Asteracanthion aurantiacus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Stichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Invalid Homonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion berylinus A. Agassiz, 1866 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Asteracanthion calamaria (Gray, 1840) accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asteracanthion canopus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Heliaster canopus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asteracanthion clavatum Philippi, 1870 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
  » Species Asteracanthion flaccida A. Agassiz, 1864 accepted as Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion forbesi Desor, 1848 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
  » Species Asteracanthion fulgens Philippi, 1870 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asteracanthion fulvum Philippi, 1870 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
  » Species Asteracanthion gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) accepted as Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834)
  » Species Asteracanthion gemmifer Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869
  » Species Asteracanthion germaini Philippi, 1858 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asteracanthion glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Asterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Asteracanthion graniferus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteracanthion groenlandica Steenstrup, 1857 accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion helianthus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Heliaster helianthus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteracanthion jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Asterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asteracanthion katherinae (Gray, 1840) accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (A subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion lacazei Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
  » Species Asteracanthion lincki Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (original combination)
  » Species Asteracanthion littoralis Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
  » Species Asteracanthion luridum Philippi, 1858 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
  » Species Asteracanthion margaritifer Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion mexicanum Lutken, 1859 accepted as Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859)
  » Species Asteracanthion mite Philippi, 1870 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
  » Species Asteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (basionym)
  » Species Asteracanthion mülleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion novaeboracensis Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion ochotense Brandt, 1851 accepted as Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
  » Species Asteracanthion palaeocrystallus (Duncan & Sladen, 1877) accepted as Pedicellaster palaeocrystallus (Duncan & Sladen, 1877) (synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion polaris Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asteracanthion polyplax Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Allostichaster polyplax (Müller & Troschel, 1844)
  » Species Asteracanthion problema Steenstrup, 1854 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asteracanthion problema Steenstrup, 1855 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Stichastrella rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776)
  » Species Asteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
    » Variety Asteracanthion rubens var. migratum Doderlein, 1879 accepted as Asterias rubens var. migratum Sladen, 1879 (referred to A. amurensis by A.M. Clark due to "Korean Seas" locality)
  » Species Asteracanthion spectabile Philippi, 1870 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
  » Species Asteracanthion stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterias stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion striatus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Valvaster striatus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteracanthion sulcifer Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterias sulcifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Asteracanthion tenuispinum (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteracanthion varium Philippi, 1870 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870)
  » Species Asteracanthion violaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
  » Species Asteracanthion webbianus (d'Orbigny, 1839) accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Genus Asteracanthium Brandt, 1851 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Asteroderma Perrier, 1888 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asteroderma papillosum Perrier, 1888 (nomen nudum)
Genus Australiaster Fisher, 1923 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
  » Species Australiaster dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909) accepted as Sclerasterias dubia (H.L. Clark, 1909) (Australiaster synonymized into Sclerasterias by Mah & Foltz 2011)
Genus Autasterias Koehler, 1912 accepted as Notasterias Koehler, 1911 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Calliasterias Fewkes, 1889 accepted as Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Calvasterias Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Coelasterias Verrill, 1867 accepted as Stichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922, 1930))
Genus Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866 (synonym)
Genus Eremasterias Fisher, 1930 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
  » Species Eremasterias robusta Mortensen, 1941 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Eremasterias antarctica (Koehler, 1917) accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Eremasterias is a synonym of Anasterias according to A.M. Clark (1962))
Genus Eustolasterias Fisher, 1923 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
Genus Hemiasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Granaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Hemiasterias biseriata (Koehler, 1906) accepted as Granaster nutrix (Studer, 1885) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Heterasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Coronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Kalyptasterias Koehler, 1923 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Kalyptasterias conferta Koehler, 1923 accepted as Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Koehleraster Fisher, 1922 accepted as Diplasterias Perrier, 1888 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Lytaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867 (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Genus Margaraster Hutton, 1872 accepted as Astrostole Fisher, 1923
Genus Margaraster Gray, 1866 accepted as Uniophora Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Nanaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Subfamily Notasteriinae Fisher, 1923 accepted as Asteriidae Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Paedasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lysasterias Fisher, 1908 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922))
Genus Parasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  » Species Parasterias albertensis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Parastichaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Podasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Diplasterias Perrier, 1891 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Podasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
  » Species Podasterias brucei (Koehler, 1908) accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Podasterias fochi Koehler, 1920 accepted as Diplasterias fochi (Koehler, 1920) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
  » Species Podasterias georgiana (Studer, 1885) accepted as Neosmilaster georgianus (Studer, 1885)
  » Species Podasterias glomerata (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Podasterias kerguelenensis Koehler, 1917 accepted as Diplasterias kerguelenensis (Koehler, 1917)
  » Species Podasterias luetkeni (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Podasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Podasterias steineni (Studer, 1885) accepted as Neosmilaster steineni (Studer, 1885)
Genus Polyasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Genus Quadraster Perrier, 1896 accepted as Cosmasterias Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according ot Fisher (1923))
Genus Rumbleaster McKnight, 2006 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
  » Species Rumbleaster eructans McKnight, 2006 accepted as Sclerasterias eructans (McKnight, 2006) (synonym according to Mah and Foltz 2011)
Genus Sporasterias Perrier, 1893 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Sporasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857)
  » Species Sporasterias cocosana Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Tarsaster cocosanus (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Sporasterias directa (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Anasterias directa (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Sporasterias galapagensis Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Tarsaster galapagensis (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Sporasterias mariana Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Ampheraster marianus (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Sporasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Anasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Sporasterias pedicellaris Koehler, 1923 accepted as Anasterias pedicellaris (Koehler, 1923)
  » Species Sporasterias perrieri (Smith, 1876) accepted as Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876)
  » Species Sporasterias rugispina Perrier, 1896 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Sporasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1881) accepted as Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876)
  » Species Sporasterias sphaerulata (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Anasterias sphoerulata (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Sporasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881) accepted as Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881)
Genus Stellonia Nardo, 1834 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
  » Species Stellonia angulosa L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Stellonia echinites L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Verrill (1914))
  » Species Stellonia endeca L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771)
  » Species Stellonia glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Stellonia helianthus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Heliaster helianthus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Stellonia hispida (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (Suppressed and replaced by A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey (1992))
  » Species Stellonia papposa (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Species Stellonia rubens (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Stellonia seposita (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783)
  » Species Stellonia spinosa (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816) (Invalid Synonym)
  » Species Stellonia tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Stellonia webbiana d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Asteracanthion webbianus (d'Orbigny, 1839) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Genus Stichorella Koehler, 1920 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922, 1930))
Genus Triplasterias Engel, Croes & Schroevers, 1960 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
  » Species Triplasterias mercatoris Engel, Croes & Schroevers, 1960 accepted as Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880) (Synonym according to Jangoux & Massin (1986))
Genus Uraster L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Gray, J.E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2335959
page(s): 178 [details]   
Asteroidea (2019). Asteriidae Gray, 1840. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123121 on 2019-11-22
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original description Gray, J.E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2335959
page(s): 178 [details]   

original description  (of Notasteriinae Fisher, 1923) Fisher, W.K. (1923).A preliminary synopsis of the Asteriidae, a family of sea-stars. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12(9): 247-258 [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 Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]   

identification resource Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]   
 
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