WoRMS taxon details

Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841

123135  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123135)

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Family
Anthenoidinae Fisher, 1919 · alternate representation
Pentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971 · unaccepted (Pentopliidae synonymized into...)  
Pentopliidae synonymized into Goniasteridae by Blake, 1987.
Pycinasterinae Spencer & Wright, 1966 † · unaccepted (A synonym of Goniasteridae...)  
A synonym of Goniasteridae according to Blake et al. (2015)

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  1. Genus Anthenoides Perrier, 1881
  2. Genus Apollonaster Halpern, 1970
  3. Genus Astroceramus Fisher, 1906
  4. Genus Astropatricia McKnight, 2006
  5. Genus Atelorias Fisher, 1911
  6. Genus Atheraster Mah, 2022
  7. Genus Bathyceramaster Mah, 2016
  8. Genus Calliaster Gray, 1840
  9. Genus Calliderma Gray, 1847
  10. Genus Ceramaster Verrill, 1899
  11. Genus Chitonaster Sladen, 1889
  12. Genus Churaumiastra Mah, Kogure, Fujita & Higashiji, 2024
  13. Genus Circeaster Koehler, 1909
  14. Genus Cladaster Verrill, 1899
  15. Genus Diplasiaster Halpern, 1970
  16. Genus Enigmaster McKnight & H.E.S. Clark, 1996
  17. Genus Eratosaster Mah, 2011
  18. Subfamily Ferdininae Mah, 2017
    1. Genus Bathyferdina Mah, 2017
    2. Genus Eosaster Mah, 2017
    3. Genus Ferdina Gray, 1840
    4. Genus Kanakaster Mah, 2017
    5. Genus Neoferdina Livingstone, 1931
    6. Genus Paraferdina James, 1973
    7. Genus Sinoferdina Liao, 1982 accepted as Neoferdina Livingstone, 1931 (A synonym according to Mah (2017))
  19. Genus Floriaster Downey, 1980
  20. Genus Fromia Gray, 1840
  21. Genus Gigantaster Döderlein, 1924
  22. Genus Glyphodiscus Fisher, 1917
  23. Genus Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836
  24. Genus Goniodiscaster H.L. Clark, 1909
  25. Subfamily Hippasterinae Verrill, 1899
    1. Genus Evoplosoma Fisher, 1906
    2. Genus Gilbertaster Fisher, 1906
    3. Genus Hippasteria Gray, 1840
    4. Genus Sthenaster Mah, Nizinski & Lundsten, 2010
    5. Genus Cryptopeltaster Fisher, 1905 accepted as Hippasteria Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Mah et al. (2014))
  26. Genus Iconaster Sladen, 1889
  27. Genus Iphiaster Mah, 2018
  28. Genus Johannaster Koehler, 1909
  29. Genus Kermitaster H.E.S. Clark, 2001
  30. Genus Leioastra Mah, 2018
  31. Genus Lithosoma Fisher, 1911
  32. Genus Litonotaster Verrill, 1899
  33. Genus Lydiaster Koehler, 1909
  34. Genus Mariaster A.H. Clark, 1916
  35. Subfamily Mediasterinae Verrill, 1899
    1. Genus Mediaster Stimpson, 1857
  36. Genus Milteliphaster Alcock, 1893
  37. Genus Nectria Gray, 1840
  38. Genus Notioceramus Fisher, 1940
  39. Genus Nymphaster Sladen, 1889
  40. Genus Ogmaster von Martens, 1865
  41. Genus Okeanosaster Mah, 2022
  42. Genus Peltaster Verrill, 1899
  43. Subfamily Pentagonasterinae Perrier, 1884
    1. Genus Akelbaster Mah, 2007
    2. Genus Anchitosia Mah, 2007
    3. Genus Eknomiaster H.E.S. Clark in H.E.S. Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2001
    4. Genus Pawsonaster Mah, 2007
    5. Genus Pentagonaster Gray, 1840
    6. Genus Ryukuaster Mah, 2007
    7. Genus Toraster A.M. Clark, 1952
    8. Genus Tosia Gray, 1840
  44. Genus Pergamaster Koehler, 1920
  45. Genus Pillsburiaster Halpern, 1970
  46. Genus Plinthaster Verrill, 1899
  47. Genus Pontioceramus Fisher, 1911
  48. Genus Progoniaster Döderlein, 1924
  49. Genus Pseudoceramaster Jangoux, 1981
  50. Genus Pseudogoniodiscaster Livingstone, 1930
  51. Genus Rosaster Perrier, 1894
  52. Genus Sibogaster Döderlein, 1924
  53. Genus Siraster H.L. Clark, 1915
  54. Genus Sphaeriodiscus Fisher, 1910
  55. Genus Stellaster Gray, 1840
  56. Genus Stellasteropsis Dollfus, 1936
  57. Genus Styphlaster H.L. Clark, 1938
  58. Genus Tessellaster H.L. Clark, 1941
  59. Genus Wallastra Mah, 2018
  60. Genus Antheniaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (Synonym)
  61. Genus Astrogonium Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (synonym)
  62. Genus Astrothauma Fisher, 1913 accepted as Calliaster Gray, 1840
  63. Genus Buterminaster Blake in Blake & Zinsmeister, 1988 accepted as Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 (Synonymized by Mah (2007))
  64. Genus Celerina A.M. Clark, 1967 accepted as Fromia Gray, 1840 (Referred to synonymy by Mah (2017))
  65. Subfamily Chitonasterinae Fisher, 1911 accepted as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841
  66. Genus Dorigona Perrier, 1885, non Gray, 1866 accepted as Nymphaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
  67. Genus Dorigona Gray, 1866 accepted as Ogmaster von Martens, 1865 (Synonym according to Fisher (1917))
  68. Genus Eugoniaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
  69. Genus Isaster Verrill, 1894 accepted as Mediaster Stimpson, 1857
  70. Genus Leptogonaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
  71. Genus Mabahissaster Macan, 1938 accepted as Calliaster Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Mah (2018))
  72. Subfamily Nectriinae Perrier, 1894 accepted as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841
  73. Genus Nereidaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Rosaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1917))
  74. Genus Pentoplia H.E.S. Clark, 1971 accepted as Chitonaster Sladen, 1889 (synonymy according to Mah, 2011)
  75. Genus Phaneraster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
  76. Genus Philonaster Koehler, 1909 accepted as Ceramaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym according to Fisher (1919))
  77. Genus Pyrenaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
  78. Genus Stephanaster Ayres, 1851 accepted as Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 (Synonym)
  79. Genus Tosiaster Verrill, 1914 accepted as Ceramaster Verrill, 1899
  80. Subfamily Anthenoidinae Fisher, 1919 represented as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. <em>London; John Van Voorst.</em> 267 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2061567
page(s): 77 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123135 on 2024-03-05
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original description Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. <em>London; John Van Voorst.</em> 267 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2061567
page(s): 77 [details]   

original description  (of Pentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971) Clark,H.E.S. 1971. Pentopliidae, a new family of Asteroidea from the South Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of Marine Science 21: 545-551., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/umrsmas/bullmar/1971/00000021/00000002/art00009?crawler=true [details]   

original description  (of Anthenoidinae Fisher, 1919) Fisher, W.K. (1919). Starfishes of the Philippine seas and adjacent waters. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 3(100): 1-547. 156 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7666959
page(s): 326 [details]   

original description  (of Chitonasterinae Fisher, 1911) Fisher, W.K. (1911). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosida. Bulletin of the US National Museum, 76: xiii+420 pp.122 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7840387
page(s): 160, 163 [details]   

original description  (of Nectriinae Perrier, 1894) Perrier, E. (1894). Stellérides. Expéditions Scientifique <i>Travailleur</i> et du <i>Talisman</i>. 3:1-431, 26 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44802953
page(s): 428 [details]   

original description  (of Pycinasterinae Spencer & Wright, 1966 †) Spencer, W.K. & Wright, C.W. (1966). Asterozoans. In: Moore, R.C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. U3, 1: U4-107. [details]   

original description  (of Pycinasteridae Spencer & Wright, 1966 †) Spencer, W.K. & Wright, C.W. (1966). Asterozoans. In: Moore, R.C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. U3, 1: U4-107. [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 Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   

additional source Mah, C. (2007). Systematics, phylogeny and historical biogeography of the <i>Pentagonaster</i> clade (Asteroidea: Valvatida: Goniasteridae. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 21: 311-339., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IS06049 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2006). Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the deep-sea goniasterid, <i>Circeaster</i> (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) including descriptions of six new species. Zoosystema. 28(4): 917-954., available online at http://web.archive.org/web/20120905182856/http://www.mnhn.fr/museum/front/medias/publication/9248_z06n4a5.pdf [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2005). A phylogeny of <i>Iconaster</i> and <i>Glyphodiscus</i> (Goniasteridae; Valvatida; Asteroidea) with descriptions of four new species. Zoosystema 27(1): 131-167. [details]   

identification resource Fisher, W.K. (1911). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosida. Bulletin of the US National Museum, 76: xiii+420 pp.122 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7840387 [details]   

identification resource Mah, C.L. (2011). Taxonomy of high-latitude Goniasteridae (Subantarctic & Antarctic): one new genus and three new species with an overview and a key to taxa. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2759: 1-48., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/z02759p048f.pdf [details]   

identification resource Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   
 
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