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Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899

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Benthopectininae Verrill, 1894 · unaccepted (syonym)
Pararchasterinae Sladen, 1889 · unaccepted (Synonym)


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Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 10(1): 145-234., available online at [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899. Accessed at: on 2024-04-19
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 10(1): 145-234., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Pararchasterinae 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
page(s): xxviii, 4 [details]   

original description  (of Benthopectininae Verrill, 1894) Verrill, A. E. (1894). Descriptions of new species of starfishes and ophiurans, with a revision of certain species formerly described; mostly from the collections made by the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 17(1000), 245-297., available online at
page(s): 245 [details]   

original description  (of Cheirasteridae Ludwig, 1910) Ludwig, H. (1910). Notomyota, eine neue Ordung der Seesterne. <em>Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 23: 435-466., available online at
page(s): 444 [details]   

context source (PeRMS) Solís-Marín, F. A.; Alvarado, J. J.; Abreu-Pérez, M.; Aguilera, O.; Alió, J.; Bacallado-Aránega, J. J.; Barraza, E.; Benavides-Serrato, M.; Benítez-Villalobos, F.; Betancourt-Fernández, L.; Borges, M.; Brandt, M.; Brogger, M. I.; Borrero-Pérez, G. H.; Buitrón-Sánchez, E.; Campos, L. S.; Cantera, J.; Clemente, S.; Cohen-Renjifo, M.; Coppard, S.; Costa-Lotufo, L. V.; del Valle-García, R.; Díaz, Y.; Díaz de Vivar, M. E.; Díaz-Martínez, J. P.; Durán-González, A.; Epherra, L.; Escolar, M.; Francisco, V.; Freire, C. A.; García-Arrarás, E.; Gil, D. G.; Guarderas, P.; Hadel, V. F.; Hearn, A.; Hernández, J. C.; Hernández-Delgado, E. A.; Herrera-Moreno, A.; Herrero-Pérezrul, M. D.; Hooker, Y.; Honey-Escandón, M. B. I.; Lodeiros, C.; Luzuriaga, M.; Manso, C. L. C.; Martín, A.; Martinez, M. I.; Martínez, S.; Moro-Abad; Mutschke, E.; Navarro, J. C.; Neira, R.; Noriega, N.; Palleiro-Nayar, J. S.; Pérez, A. F.; Pérez-Ruzafa, A.; Prieto-Rios, E.; Reyes, J.; Rodríguez, R.; Rubilar, T.; Sancho-Mejía, T.; Sangil, C.; Silva, J. R. M. C.; Sonnenholzner, J. I.; Ventura, C. R.; Tablado, A.; Tavares, Y.; Tiago, C. G.; Tuya, F.;Williams, S. M. (2013). Appendix. <em>In: J. J. Alvarado & F. A. Solís-Marín (eds), Echinoderm Research and Diversity in Latin America.</em> pp. 471-510. Springer; Berlin & Heidelberg. page(s): 543-654. [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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

identification resource Clark, A. M. (1981). Notes on Atlantic and other Asteroidea. 1. Family Benthopectinidae. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 41: 91-135., available online at [details]   
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