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Astropecten Gray, 1840

123245  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123245)

accepted
Genus
Species Astropecten acanthifer Sladen, 1883
Species Astropecten africanus Koehler, 1911
Species Astropecten anacanthus H.L. Clark, 1926
Species Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823)
Species Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883
Species Astropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933
Species Astropecten granulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911
Species Astropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883
Species Astropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894
Species Astropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899
Species Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
Species Astropecten jarli Madsen, 1950
Species Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
Species Astropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926
Species Astropecten mauritianus Gray, 1840
Species Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883
Species Astropecten orsinii Leipoldt, 1895
Species Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Astropecten pugnax Koehler, 1910
Species Astropecten sanctaehelenae Mortensen, 1933
Species Astropecten scoparius Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837)
Species Astropecten variegatus Mortensen, 1933
Species Astropecten velitaris von Martens, 1865

Species Astropecten antares Döderlein, 1926 accepted as Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883
Species Astropecten aurantiaca Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (lapsus for aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758))
Species Astropecten bonnieri Koehler, 1905 accepted as Astropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Dollfus (1974))
Species Astropecten guineensis Koehler, 1911 accepted as Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911 (according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992: 35))
Species Astropecten phragmorus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus phragmorus Fisher, 1913 (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1974))
Species Astropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))

Species Astropecten longipes Gray, 1840 (uncertain > nomen dubium)
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 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Astropecten Gray, 1840. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2021) African Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123245 on 2023-02-03
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2023). African Register of Marine Species. Astropecten Gray, 1840. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123245 on 2023-02-03
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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 [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 Doderlein, L. (1917). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Expedition. 1. Die Gattung <i>Astropecten</i> und ihre Stammesgeschichte. <em>Siboga-Expedition.</em> 46a: 1-190., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11717817 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Zulliger, D.E. and Lessios, H.A. (2010). Phylogenetic relationships in the genus <i>Astropecten</i> Gray (Paxillosida: Astropectinidae) on a global scale: molecular evidence for morphological convergence, species-complexes and possible cryptic speciation. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2504: 1-19., available online at http://stri.si.edu/sites/publications/PDFs/STRI-W_Lessios_2010_with_Zulliger.pdf [details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Clark, A. M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 3: 225-347. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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