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Asterinidae Gray, 1840

123133  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123133)

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Family
Genus Ailsastra O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2005
Genus Anseropoda Nardo, 1834
  » Species Anseropoda antarctica Fisher, 1940
  » Species Anseropoda aotearoa McKnight, 1973
  » Species Anseropoda diaphana (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Anseropoda fisheri Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
  » Species Anseropoda grandis Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Anseropoda habracantha H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Anseropoda insignis Fisher, 1906
  » Species Anseropoda lobiancoi (Ludwig, 1897)
  » Species Anseropoda ludovici (Koehler, 1909)
  » Species Anseropoda macropora Fisher, 1913
  » Species Anseropoda novemradiata (Bell, 1905)
  » Species Anseropoda pellucida (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Anseropoda petaloides (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777)
  » Species Anseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Anseropoda tenuis (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Anseropoda membranacea Nardo, 1834 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (A synonym according to Bell (1891))
  » Species Anseropoda membranacea (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (A synonym according to Bell (1891))
Genus Aquilonastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
  » Species Aquilonastra alisonae O'Loughlin & Bribiesca-Contreras, 2015
  » Species Aquilonastra anomala (H.L. Clark, 1921)
  » Species Aquilonastra batheri (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Aquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Aquilonastra byrneae O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra cassini O'Loughlin & Bribiesca-Contreras, 2015
  » Species Aquilonastra cepheus (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Aquilonastra chantalae O'Loughlin & MacKenzie, 2013
  » Species Aquilonastra colemani O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra conandae O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra corallicola (Marsh, 1977)
  » Species Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866)
    » Subspecies Aquilonastra coronata cristata Fisher, 1916 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866) (synonym as listed by O'Loughlin & Rowe (2006))
    » Subspecies Aquilonastra coronata euerces Fisher, 1917 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866) (Synonym as listed by O'Loughlin & Rowe (2006))
  » Species Aquilonastra donia O'Loughlin & Bribiesca-Contreras, 2017
  » Species Aquilonastra doranae O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra halseyae O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra iranica (Mortensen, 1940)
  » Species Aquilonastra korora O'Loughlin & Bribiesca-Contreras, 2017
  » Species Aquilonastra limboonkengi (Smith, 1927)
  » Species Aquilonastra marshae O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra minor (Hayashi, 1974)
  » Species Aquilonastra moosleitneri O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra oharai O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra richmondi O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra rosea (H.L. Clark, 1938)
  » Species Aquilonastra rowleyi O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra samyni O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra scobinata (Livingstone, 1933)
  » Species Aquilonastra shirleyae O'Loughlin, 2009
  » Species Aquilonastra starmeri O'Loughlin & Bribiesca-Contreras, 2017
  » Species Aquilonastra watersi O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra yairi O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2006
  » Species Aquilonastra heteractis (H.L. Clark, 1938) accepted as Ailsastra heteractis (H.L. Clark, 1938)
Genus Asterina Nardo, 1834
  » Species Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777)
  » Species Asterina gracilispina H.L. Clark, 1923
  » Species Asterina hoensonae O'Loughlin, 2009
  » Species Asterina krausii Gray, 1840
  » Species Asterina lorioli Koehler, 1910
  » Species Asterina martinbarriosi Lopez-Marquez et al., 2018
  » Species Asterina pancerii (Gasco, 1876)
  » Species Asterina phylactica Emson & Crump, 1979
  » Species Asterina pusilla Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterina pygmaea Verrill, 1878
  » Species Asterina squamata Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterina stellaris Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859)
  » Species Asterina vicentae Lopez-Marquez et al., 2018
  » Species Asterina novaezelandiae Perrier, 1875 accepted as Asterina regularis Verrill, 1867 (nomen dubium, Possibly a variant according to Fell (1959))
  » Species Asterina trochiscus (Bruzelius, 1805) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Asterina alutaceus Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterina laevigatus Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterina laeviusculus Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
  » Subgenus Asterina (Nepanthia) Gray, 1840 accepted as Nepanthia Gray, 1840
  » Species Asterina agustincasoi Caso, 1977 accepted as Meridiastra modesta (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Asterina alba H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Tegulaster alba (H.L. Clark, 1938)
  » Species Asterina anomala H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Aquilonastra anomala (H.L. Clark, 1921)
  » Species Asterina atyphoida H.L. Clark, 1916 accepted as Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916)
  » Species Asterina aucklandensis Koehler, 1920 accepted as Paranepanthia aucklandensis (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Asterina batheri Goto, 1914 accepted as Aquilonastra batheri (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Asterina bispinosa Perrier, 1891 accepted as Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875 (A variety of A. fimbriata)
  » Species Asterina borealis Verrill, 1878 accepted as Poraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) hispida (M. Sars, 1872) (synonym)
  » Species Asterina brevis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (A synonym according to Rowe & Marsh (1982))
  » Species Asterina burtoni Gray, 1840 accepted as Aquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840) (original designation)
    » Subspecies Asterina burtoni burtoni Gray, 1840 accepted as Aquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840)
    » Subspecies Asterina burtoni cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Aquilonastra cepheus (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (moved to Aquilonastra by O'Loughlin (2004))
  » Species Asterina cabbalistica Lutken, 1871 accepted as Patiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Asterina calcarata (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Patiriella calcarata (Perrier, 1869)
  » Species Asterina cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Aquilonastra cepheus (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterina chilensis Lutken, 1859 accepted as Patiria chilensis (Lutken, 1859)
  » Species Asterina coccinea (Gray, 1840) accepted as Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Mortensen (1933))
  » Species Asterina corallicola Marsh, 1977 accepted as Aquilonastra corallicola (Marsh, 1977)
  » Species Asterina coronata von Martens, 1866 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866) (original designation)
    » Subspecies Asterina coronata puertogalerae Domantay & Roxas, 1938
    » Subspecies Asterina coronata coronata von Martens, 1866 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866)
    » Subspecies Asterina coronata cristata Fisher, 1916 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata cristata Fisher, 1916 (transferred to Aquilonastra by O'Loughlin (2004). )
    » Subspecies Asterina coronata euerces Fisher, 1917 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata euerces Fisher, 1917 (transferred to Aquilonastra by O'Loughlin (2004). )
    » Subspecies Asterina coronata fascicularis Fisher, 1918 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866)
  » Species Asterina crassispina H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777)
  » Species Asterina cristata Fisher, 1916 accepted as Asterina coronata cristata Fisher, 1916
  » Species Asterina dyscrita H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Parvulastra dyscrita (H.L. Clark, 1923) (transferred to Parvulastra by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Asterina exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterina folium (Lütken, 1860) accepted as Asterinides folium (Lutken, 1860)
  » Species Asterina frigida Koehler, 1917 accepted as Cycethra frigida (Koehler, 1917)
  » Species Asterina gayi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Patiria gayi (Perrier, 1876) (synonym according to Koehler (1920))
  » Species Asterina granifera (Gray, 1847) accepted as Callopatiria granifera (Gray, 1847) (Subsequent combination by HL Clark (1923))
  » Species Asterina granulosa Perrier, 1875 accepted as Patiria granulosa (Perrier, 1875) (original designation)
  » Species Asterina gunni Gray, 1840 accepted as Patiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Asterina hamiltoni Koehler, 1920 accepted as Asterina frigida Koehler, 1917
  » Species Asterina hartmeyeri Döderlein in Döderlein & Hartmeyer, 1910 accepted as Asterinides hartmeyeri (Döderlein, 1910) (original designation)
  » Species Asterina heteractis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Ailsastra heteractis (H.L. Clark, 1938) (original combination)
  » Species Asterina inopinata Livingstone, 1933 accepted as Indianastra inopinata (Livingstone, 1933)
  » Species Asterina iranica Mortensen, 1940 accepted as Asterina cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterina leptalacantha H.L. Clark, 1916 accepted as Tegulaster leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916)
  » Species Asterina limboonkengi G.A. Smith, 1927 accepted as Aquilonastra limboonkengi (Smith, 1927)
  » Species Asterina luderitziana Doderlein, 1908 accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (synonym according to Madsen (1950))
  » Species Asterina lutea H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Indianastra sarasini (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Asterina lymani Perrier, 1881 accepted as Asterinides pilosa (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Patiria miniata (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Asterina minor Hayashi, 1974 accepted as Aquilonastra minor (Hayashi, 1974)
  » Species Asterina minuta Nardo, 1834 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Asterina modesta Verrill, 1867 accepted as Meridiastra modesta (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Asterina nuda H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Indianastra sarasini (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Asterina ocellifera (Gray, 1847) accepted as Patiria ocellifera Gray, 1847 (subsequent combination)
  » Species Asterina oliveri Benham, 1911 accepted as Patiriella oliveri (Benham, 1911)
  » Species Asterina orthodon Fisher, 1922 accepted as Indianastra sarasini (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Asterina pectinifera (Muller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Patiria pectinifera (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (subsequent combination)
  » Species Asterina perplexa H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Indianastra inopinata (Livingstone, 1933)
  » Species Asterina perrieri Loriol, 1904 accepted as Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875
  » Species Asterina pilosa Perrier, 1881 accepted as Asterinides pilosa (Perrier, 1881) (original designation)
  » Species Asterina pseudoexigua (Dartnall, 1971) accepted as Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (see O'Loughlin & Waters 2004)
  » Species Asterina regularis Verrill, 1867 accepted as Patiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Asterina sarasini (deLoriol, 1897) accepted as Indianastra sarasini (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Asterina scobinata Livingstone, 1933 accepted as Aquilonastra scobinata (Livingstone, 1933)
  » Species Asterina selkirki Meissner, 1896 accepted as Patiriella calcarata (Perrier, 1869) (An indistinct variety according to Madsen (1956))
  » Species Asterina spinigera Koehler, 1911 accepted as Aquilonastra coronata (von Martens, 1866)
  » Species Asterina tuberculata Danielssen & Koren, 1881 accepted as Poraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) tumida (Stuxberg, 1878)
  » Species Asterina tumida (Stuxberg, 1878) accepted as Poraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) tumida (Stuxberg, 1878)
  » Species Asterina wega Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Aquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840) (A synonym according to Clark & Rowe (1971))
  » Species Asterina wesseli Perrier, 1875 accepted as Stegnaster wesseli (Perrier, 1875)
Genus Asterinides Verrill, 1913
Genus Callopatiria Verrill, 1913
Genus Cryptasterina Dartnall, Byrne, Collins & Hart, 2003
Genus Disasterina Perrier, 1875
  » Species Disasterina abnormalis Perrier, 1875
  » Species Disasterina akajimaensis Saba, Iwao & Fujita, 2012
  » Species Disasterina ceylanica Döderlein, 1888
  » Species Disasterina longispina (H.L. Clark, 1938)
  » Species Disasterina odontacantha Liao, 1980
  » Species Disasterina spinosa Koehler, 1910
  » Species Disasterina leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) accepted as Tegulaster leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916)
  » Species Disasterina praesignis Livingstone, 1933 accepted as Tegulaster praesignis (Livingstone, 1933)
  » Species Disasterina spinulifera H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Tegulaster praesignis (Livingstone, 1933)
Genus Indianastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Kampylaster Koehler, 1920
  » Species Kampylaster incurvatus Koehler, 1920
  » Species Kampylaster granulatus Koehler, 1920 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Meridiastra O'Loughlin, 2002
Genus Mesotremaster Hess, 1972 †
Genus Nepanthia Gray, 1840
  » Species Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Nepanthia crassa (Gray, 1847)
  » Species Nepanthia fisheri Rowe & Marsh, 1982
  » Species Nepanthia maculata Gray, 1840
  » Species Nepanthia pedicellaris Fisher, 1913
  » Species Nepanthia brachiata Koehler, 1910 accepted as Paranepanthia brachiata (Koehler, 1910)
  » Species Nepanthia brevis (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982))
  » Species Nepanthia briareus (Bell, 1894) accepted as Pseudonepanthia briareus (Bell, 1894)
  » Species Nepanthia gracilis Rowe & Marsh, 1982 accepted as Pseudonepanthia gracilis (Rowe & Marsh, 1982)
  » Species Nepanthia grandis H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Paranepanthia grandis (H.L. Clark, 1928)
  » Species Nepanthia grangei McKnight, 2001 accepted as Pseudonepanthia grangei (McKnight, 2001)
  » Species Nepanthia hadracantha A.M. Clark, 1966 accepted as Nepanthia troughtoni (Livingstone, 1934) (A synonym according to Shepherd (1968))
  » Species Nepanthia joubini Koehler, 1908 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (A synonym according to Rowe & Marsh (1982))
  » Species Nepanthia magnispina H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982))
  » Species Nepanthia nigrobrunnea Rowe & Marsh, 1982 accepted as Pseudonepanthia nigrobrunnea (Rowe & Marsh, 1982)
  » Species Nepanthia platydisca Fisher, 1913 accepted as Paranepanthia platydisca (Fisher, 1913) (Original designation)
  » Species Nepanthia polyplax Döderlein, 1926 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1938))
  » Species Nepanthia reinga McKnight, 2001 accepted as Pseudonepanthia reinga (McKnight, 2001) (original designation)
  » Species Nepanthia suffarcinata Sladen, 1888 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982))
  » Species Nepanthia tenuis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Nepanthia maculata Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982))
  » Species Nepanthia tesselata Gray, 1840 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Nepanthia troughtoni (Livingstone, 1934) accepted as Pseudonepanthia troughtoni (Livingstone, 1934)
  » Species Nepanthia variabilis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Nepanthia belcheri (Perrier, 1875) (A synonym according to Rowe & Marsh (1982))
Genus Paranepanthia Fisher, 1917
Genus Parvulastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Patiria Gray, 1840
  » Species Patiria chilensis (Lutken, 1859)
  » Species Patiria miniata (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Patiria pectinifera (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Patiria bellula Sladen, 1889 accepted as Callopatiria granifera (Gray, 1847) (synonym)
  » Species Patiria briareus Bell, 1894 accepted as Pseudonepanthia briareus (Bell, 1894)
  » Species Patiria coccinea Gray, 1840 accepted as Asterina coccinea (Gray, 1840) (Synonym accoridng to Mortensen (1933))
  » Species Patiria crassa Gray, 1847 accepted as Nepanthia crassa (Gray, 1847)
  » Species Patiria formosa (Mortensen, 1933) accepted as Callopatiria formosa (Mortensen, 1933) (Subsequent combination by Clark (1956))
  » Species Patiria gayi (Perrier, 1876) accepted as Asterina chilensis Lutken, 1859 (Synonym according to Koehler (1920))
  » Species Patiria granifera Gray, 1847 accepted as Callopatiria granifera (Gray, 1847)
  » Species Patiria granulosa (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according ot A.M. Clark (1983))
  » Species Patiria novaezelandiae (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Asterina novaezelandiae Perrier, 1875 (subsequent combination (see Verrill 1913))
  » Species Patiria obesa (H.L. Clark, 1910) accepted as Cycethra verrucosa (Philippi, 1857) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1983).)
  » Species Patiria obtusa Gray, 1847 accepted as Pseudopatiria obtusa (Gray, 1847)
  » Species Patiria ocellifera Gray, 1847 accepted as Allopatiria ocellifera (Gray, 1847) (synonym)
  » Species Patiria pulla Koehler & Vaney, 1906 accepted as Allopatiria ocellifera (Gray, 1847) (synonym according to A.M. Clark (1983))
  » Species Patiria rosea Koehler & Vaney, 1906 accepted as Allopatiria ocellifera (Gray, 1847) (synonym)
  » Species Patiria stellifera (Möbius, 1859) accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859)
Genus Patiriella Verrill, 1913
  » Species Patiriella inornata Livingstone, 1933
  » Species Patiriella littoralis (Dartnall, 1970)
  » Species Patiriella oliveri (Benham, 1911)
  » Species Patiriella paradoxa Campbell & Rowe, 1997
  » Species Patiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Patiriella tangribensis Domantay & Acosta, 1970 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Patiriella brevispina H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) (Synonymized by molecular data (O'Loughlin et al. 2003))
  » Species Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Meridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816) (Transferred to Meridiastra, summary in O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella calcarata (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Parvulastra calcarata (Perrier, 1869) (transferred to Parvulastra by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella dyscrita (H.L. Clark, 1923) accepted as Parvulastra dyscrita (H.L. Clark, 1923) (as per O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Parvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Patiriella fimbriata (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875
  » Species Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) accepted as Meridiastra gunnii (Gray, 1840) (as per O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella medius O' Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003 accepted as Meridiastra medius (O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003) (as per O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella mimica Livingstone, 1933 accepted as Patiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
  » Species Patiriella mortenseni O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2002 accepted as Meridiastra mortenseni (O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2002)
  » Species Patiriella nigra H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Patiriella oliveri (Benham, 1911)
  » Species Patiriella obscura Dartnall, 1971 accepted as Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (Reassigned by Dartnall et al. (2003))
  » Species Patiriella occidens O' Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003 accepted as Meridiastra occidens (O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003) (as per O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella oriens O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003 accepted as Meridiastra oriens (O'Loughlin, Waters & Roy, 2003) (see O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella pacifica (Hayashi, 1977) accepted as Cryptasterina pacifica (Hayashi, 1977) (Transferred by Dartnall et al. (2003))
  » Species Patiriella parvivipara Keough & Dartnall, 1978 accepted as Parvulastra parvivipara (Keough & Dartnall, 1978) (transferred to Parvulastra by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Patiriella pseudoexigua Dartnall, 1971 accepted as Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Patiriella vivipara Dartnall, 1969 accepted as Parvulastra vivipara (Dartnall, 1969) (transferred to Parvulastra by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
Genus Protremaster Smith & Tranter, 1985 †
Genus Pseudasterina Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
Genus Pseudonepanthia A.H. Clark, 1916
Genus Pseudopatiria O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Stegnaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Tegulaster Livingstone, 1933
Genus Tremaster Verrill, 1880
  » Species Tremaster mirabilis Verrill, 1880
  » Species Tremaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Tremaster mirabilis Verrill, 1880 (synonym)
  » Species Tremaster novaecaledoniae Jangoux, 1982 accepted as Tremaster mirabilis Verrill, 1880 (Synonym according to Leeling(1984) and confirmed by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))

Genus Asterinopsis Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium, Type species is lost/not described)
  » Species Asterinopsis penicillaris (Lamarck, 1816) (nomen dubium, Type could not be found, reliable images/descriptions unavailable.See O'loughlin and Waters (2004) for summary)
  » Species Asterinopsis lymani (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Asterinides pilosa (Perrier, 1881) (Referred to synonymy by Clark and Downey (1992) and summarized by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Asterinopsis pedicellaris (Fisher, 1913) accepted as Nepanthia pedicellaris Fisher, 1913 (Returned to N. pedicellaris by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Asterinopsis pilosa (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Asterinides pilosa (Perrier, 1881) (Subsequent combination. Assigned to Asterinides by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Asterinopsis praetermissa Livingstone, 1933 accepted as Paranepanthia praetermissa (Livingstone, 1933) (Original designation)
Genus Desmopatiria Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Desmopatiria flexilis Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium, Validity doubtful since identiy of type species uncertain)
Genus Socomia Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Socomia paradoxa Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)

Genus Ctenaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (nomen nudum, Cited only as synonym of Asterina)

Genus Allopatiria Verrill, 1913 accepted as Asterina Nardo, 1834 (Synonym according to O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
  » Species Allopatiria ocellifera (Gray, 1847) accepted as Asterina ocellifera (Gray, 1847) (Allopatiria synonymized with Asterina by O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
Genus Asteriscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Anseropoda Nardo, 1834 (Composite of Anseropoda and Asterina but see note for full explanation of synonymy)
  » Species Asteriscus squamatus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869
  » Species Asteriscus calcaratus Valenciennes in Gay, 1854 (nomen nudum, Synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus marginatus Hupe, 1857 (nomen nudum)
  » Species Asteriscus arrecifensis Greeff, 1872 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus australis Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) (Partly P. gunni according to Sladen (1889) and partly P. calcar)
  » Species Asteriscus brasiliensis Lutken, 1859 accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (synonym according to Lutken (1871))
  » Species Asteriscus calcar (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) (Synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus calcaratus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterina calcarata (Perrier, 1869) (non Asteriscus calcaratus Gay 1854 but invalidated as a primary homonym.)
  » Species Asteriscus cepheus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Asterina burtoni cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971).)
  » Species Asteriscus chilensis Lutken, 1859 accepted as Patiria chilensis (Lutken, 1859)
  » Species Asteriscus ciliatus Lorenz, 1860 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (A synonym according to Lutken (1865).)
  » Species Asteriscus coccineus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Mortensen (1933))
  » Species Asteriscus diesingi Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asteriscus exiguus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Patiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) (non Asterias exigua Lamarck, 1816= Asterina(=Patiriella) gunni Gray 1840 according to Perrier (1875).)
  » Species Asteriscus folium Lutken, 1859 accepted as Asterinides folium (Lutken, 1860) (original designation for Asterinides folium (Lutken, 1859))
  » Species Asteriscus gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777)
  » Species Asteriscus kraussi (Gray, 1840) accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym of Asterina (=Patiriella) exigua according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Asteriscus membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Asteriscus militaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Pteraster militaris (O.F. Müller, 1776)
  » Species Asteriscus miniatus (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Asteriscus minutus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (Synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus palmipes Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus pancerii Gasco, 1876 accepted as Asterina pancerii (Gasco, 1876) (synonym)
  » Species Asteriscus pectinifera Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Patiria pectinifera (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asteriscus penicillaris (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Asterinopsis penicillaris (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteriscus pentagonus Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Cryptasterina pentagona (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asteriscus placenta (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (Subsequent combination by Lutken, 1865)
  » Species Asteriscus pulchellus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (A synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
  » Species Asteriscus rosaceus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Anseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asteriscus stellifer Möbius, 1859 accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859)
  » Species Asteriscus verruculatus (Bruzelius, 1805) accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Lutken (1865))
  » Species Asteriscus wega Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Asterina wega Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Genus Carna Gistel, 1848 accepted as Anseropoda Nardo, 1834 (synonym)
  » Species Carna membranacea (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (A synonym according to Bell (1891))
Genus Enoplopatiria Verrill, 1913 accepted as Patiria Gray, 1840
  » Species Enoplopatiria marginata (Hupe, 1857) accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (NOMEN NUDUM, according to Madsen (1950))
  » Species Enoplopatiria siderea Verrill, 1914 accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (In need of reassessment.)
  » Species Enoplopatiria stellifera (Möbius, 1859) accepted as Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859)
Subfamily Ganeriinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Ganeriidae Sladen, 1889
Genus Habroporina H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Disasterina Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Livingstone (1933))
  » Species Habroporina pulchella H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Disasterina abnormalis Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Livingstone)
Genus Manasterina H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Disasterina Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to O'Loughlin & Waters (2004))
Subfamily Palmepedinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anseropodidae Fisher, 1906
Genus Palmipes L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Anseropoda Nardo, 1834
  » Species Palmipes diaphanus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anseropoda diaphana (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Palmipes inflatus (Hutton, 1872) accepted as Stegnaster inflatus (Hutton, 1872) (subsequent combination by Perrier (1875))
  » Species Palmipes insignis (Fisher, 1906) accepted as Anseropoda insignis Fisher, 1906
  » Species Palmipes lobiancoi Ludwig, 1897 accepted as Anseropoda lobiancoi (Ludwig, 1897) (Synonym)
  » Species Palmipes ludovici Koehler, 1909 accepted as Anseropoda ludovici (Koehler, 1909) (original designation)
  » Species Palmipes membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Bell (1891))
  » Species Palmipes novemradiata Bell, 1905 accepted as Anseropoda novemradiata (Bell, 1905)
  » Species Palmipes pellucidus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Anseropoda pellucida (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Palmipes petaloides Goto, 1914 accepted as Anseropoda petaloides (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Palmipes sarasini de Loriol, 1897 accepted as Asterina sarasini (deLoriol, 1897)
  » Species Palmipes tenuis Goto, 1914 accepted as Anseropoda tenuis (Goto, 1914)
Genus Parasterina Fisher, 1908 accepted as Nepanthia Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982), confirms Fisher (1941))
Genus Paxillasterina A.M. Clark, 1983 accepted as Asterinides Verrill, 1913
  » Species Paxillasterina pompom A.M. Clark, 1983 accepted as Asterinides pompom (A.M. Clark, 1983) (original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 288 [details]   
Asteroidea (2018). Asterinidae Gray, 1840. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123133 on 2019-04-22
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 288 [details]   

original description  (ofAnseropodidae Fisher, 1906) Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130., available online at http://fishbull.noaa.gov/23-3/fisher1.pdf
page(s): 1 087 [details]   

original description  (ofPalmepedinae Sladen, 1889) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 30 (part 51): xlii + 893 pages, 118 plates., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-51/README.htm
page(s): xxxiv, 394 [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 O'Loughlin, P.M. and J.M. Waters. (2004). A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 1-40., available online at http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/3957/61_1_Loughlin.pdf [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). <i>Echinoderm Studies,</i> 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

status source Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Valvatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 161(4): 769-788., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00659.x/full [details]   

identification resource O'Loughlin, P.M. and J.M. Waters. (2004). A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 1-40., available online at http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/3957/61_1_Loughlin.pdf [details]   
 
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