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Clark, A. M.; Downey, M. E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp.
Clark, A. M.; Downey, M. E.
Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall
London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp.
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Acodontaster Verrill, 1899 (additional source)
Acodontaster elongatus granuliferus (Koehler, 1912) (basis of record)
Allopatiria Verrill, 1913 accepted as Asterina Nardo, 1834 (additional source)
Allopatiria ocellifera (Gray, 1847) accepted as Asterina ocellifera (Gray, 1847) accepted as Patiria ocellifera Gray, 1847 (additional source)
Allostichaster Verrill, 1914 (basis of record)
Allostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875) (basis of record)
Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879) (basis of record)
Ampheraster Fisher, 1923 (basis of record)
Ampheraster alaminos Downey, 1971 (basis of record)
Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (additional source)
Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (basis of record)
Anseropoda Nardo, 1834 (additional source)
Anseropoda grandis Mortensen, 1933 (basis of record)
Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (additional source)
Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (additional source)
Anthenoides peircei Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Apollonaster Halpern, 1970 (basis of record)
Apollonaster yucatanensis Halpern, 1970 (basis of record)
Archaster echinulatus Perrier, 1875 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (basis of record)
Archaster mirabilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (basis of record)
Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (additional source)
Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Asteriidae Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Asterina Nardo, 1834 (additional source)
Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875 (basis of record)
Asterina folium (Lütken, 1859) accepted as Asterinides folium (Lutken, 1860) (basis of record)
Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (additional source)
Asterina hartmeyeri Döderlein in Döderlein & Hartmeyer, 1910 accepted as Asterinides hartmeyeri (Döderlein, 1910) (basis of record)
Asterina pancerii (Gasco, 1876) (additional source)
Asterina phylactica Emson & Crump, 1979 (additional source)
Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) (basis of record)
Asterinidae Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Asterinopsis Verrill, 1913 (basis of record)
Asterinopsis pilosa (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Asterinides pilosa (Perrier, 1881) (basis of record)
Asteropseidae Hotchkiss & Clark, 1976 (additional source)
Astroceramus Fisher, 1906 (basis of record)
Astroceramus brachyactis H.L. Clark, 1941 (basis of record)
Astrogonium tuberculatum Gray, 1847 accepted as Toraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) (basis of record)
Astropecten Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Astropecten acutiradiatus Tortonese, 1956 (basis of record)
Astropecten africanus Koehler, 1911 (basis of record)
Astropecten alligator Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Astropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880) (additional source)
Astropecten antillensis Lütken, 1859 (basis of record)
Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825) (additional source)
Astropecten aurantiaca Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Astropecten aurantiaca Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Astropecten brasiliensis Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (additional source)
Astropecten comptus Verrill, 1915 accepted as Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825) (basis of record)
Astropecten duplicatus Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911 (additional source)
Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883 (additional source)
Astropecten huepferi Koehler, 1914 (basis of record)
Astropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894 (additional source)
Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (additional source)
Astropecten irregularis pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 (basis of record)
Astropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926 (basis of record)
Astropecten liberiensis Koehler, 1914 (basis of record)
Astropecten mamillatus Koehler, 1914 (basis of record)
Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropecten nitidus Verrill, 1915 accepted as Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (basis of record)
Astropecten richardi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropecten sanctaehelenae Mortensen, 1933 (basis of record)
Astropecten spiniphorus Madsen, 1950 (basis of record)
Astropecten variegatus Mortensen, 1933 (basis of record)
Astropectinides Verrill, 1914 (basis of record)
Astropectinides mesactus (Sladen, 1883) (basis of record)
Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (additional source)
Bathybiaster loripes Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (additional source)
Benthopecten Verrill, 1884 (additional source)
Benthopecten fischeri (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 (basis of record)
Benthopecten folini (Perrier, 1894) (basis of record)
Benthopecten simplex chardyi Sibuet, 1975 (basis of record)
Benthopecten simplex simplex (Perrier, 1881) (additional source)
Benthopecten spinosissimus (Sladen, 1889) (additional source)
Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 (additional source)
Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899 (additional source)
Blakiaster Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Blakiaster conicus Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Brisinga Asbjørnsen, 1856 (additional source)
Brisinga costata Verrill, 1884 (basis of record)
Brisinga cricophora Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Brisinga endecacnemos Asbjørnsen, 1856 (additional source)
Brisinga hirsuta Perrier, 1894 accepted as Freyellaster (Pseudobrisinga) hirsuta (Perrier, 1894) (additional source)
Brisinga mediterranea Perrier, 1885 accepted as Hymenodiscus coronata (Sars, 1871) (source of synonymy)
Brisingella Fisher, 1917 accepted as Hymenodiscus Perrier, 1884 (additional source)
Brisingella coronata (Sars, 1871) accepted as Hymenodiscus coronata (Sars, 1871) (additional source)
Brisingella verticillata (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Hymenodiscus verticellatus (Sladen, 1889) (basis of record)
Brisingenes Fisher, 1917 (basis of record)
Brisingenes multicostata (Verrill, 1894) (basis of record)
Brisingida (additional source)
Brisingidae G.O. Sars, 1875 (additional source)
Calliophidiaster psicodelica Tommasi, 1970 accepted as Linckia nodosa Perrier, 1875 (source of synonymy)
Callopatiria Verrill, 1913 (additional source)
Callopatiria formosa (Mortensen, 1933) (basis of record)
Arctic Ocean for Diplopteraster multipes (M. Sars, 1866) 
Arctic Ocean for Henricia pertusa (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
Arctic Ocean for Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768)  (inaccurate)
Arctic Ocean for Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) 
Arctic Ocean for Lophaster furcifer (Düben & Koren, 1846) 
Arctic Ocean for Pedicellaster typicus M. Sars, 1861 
Arctic Ocean for Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889 
Arctic Ocean for Solaster syrtensis Verrill, 1894 
Arctic Ocean for Tremaster mirabilis Verrill, 1880 
Argentine Basin for Acodontaster elongatus granuliferus (Koehler, 1912) 
Argentine Basin for Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 
Argentine Basin for Calyptraster coa Sladen, 1882 
Argentine Basin for Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) 
Argentine Basin for Ctenodiscus australis Loven in Lütken, 1871 
Argentine Basin for Dytaster grandis nobilis Sladen, 1889 
Argentine Basin for Eremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) 
Argentine Basin for Gaussaster antarcticus (Sladen, 1889) 
Argentine Basin for Hymenaster pergamentaceus Sladen, 1882 
Argentine Basin for Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 
Argentine Basin for Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Argentine Basin for Psilaster herwigi (Bernasconi, 1972) 
Argentine Basin for Pteraster stellifer Sladen, 1882 
Argentine Basin for Pythonaster murrayi Sladen, 1889 
Argentine Basin for Smilasterias triremis (Sladen, 1889) 
Argentine Basin for Solaster regularis Sladen, 1889 
Argentine Basin for Vemaster sudatlanticus Bernasconi, 1965 
Ascension for Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Astropecten sanctaehelenae Mortensen, 1933 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Astropecten variegatus Mortensen, 1933 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Benthopecten spinosissimus (Sladen, 1889) 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Hacelia superba H.L. Clark, 1921 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Linckia nodosa Perrier, 1875 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Luidia sagamina aciculata Mortensen, 1933 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Narcissia trigonaria Sladen, 1889 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Plutonaster agassizi agassizi Verrill, 1880 
Ascension Exclusive Economic Zone for Tethyaster vestitus magnificus (Bell, 1881) 
Atlantic Ocean for Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) 
Atlantic Ocean for Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) 
Atlantic Ocean for Asteroidea 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten huepferi Koehler, 1914 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten irregularis pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten liberiensis Koehler, 1914 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten mamillatus Koehler, 1914 
Atlantic Ocean for Astropecten spiniphorus Madsen, 1950 
Atlantic Ocean for Ceramaster grenadensis grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) 
Atlantic Ocean for Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) 
Atlantic Ocean for Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Atlantic Ocean for Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus madseni A.M. Clark & Tortonese, 1986 
Atlantic Ocean for Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Atlantic Ocean for Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 
Atlantic Ocean for Hacelia superba H.L. Clark, 1921 
Atlantic Ocean for Luidia alternata numidica Koehler, 1911 
Atlantic Ocean for Luidia atlantidea Madsen, 1950 
Atlantic Ocean for Luidia heterozona heterozona Fisher, 1940 
Atlantic Ocean for Luidia sagamina aciculata Mortensen, 1933 
Atlantic Ocean for Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Atlantic Ocean for Narcissia canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839) 
Atlantic Ocean for Ophidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840 
Atlantic Ocean for Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Atlantic Ocean for Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Atlantic Ocean for Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
Atlantic Ocean for Plinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884) 
Atlantic Ocean for Pseudarchaster gracilis tessellatus Sladen, 1889 
Atlantic Ocean for Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) 
Australia for Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889 
Azores for Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Brisingella coronata (Sars, 1871) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Ceramaster grenadensis grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Dytaster intermedius Perrier, 1891 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Dytaster mollis (Perrier, 1885) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Dytaster semispinosus (Perrier, 1894) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Freyastera sexradiata (Perrier, 1885) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Hoplaster spinosus Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Hydrasterias sexradiata (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Hymenaster roseus Koehler, 1907 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Luidia sarsi sarsi Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Neomorphaster margaritaceus (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Ophidiaster reyssi Sibuet, 1977 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Paragonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881) 
Azores Exclusive Economic Zone for Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 

Emson & Crump, 1978 [details]


Cosmopolitan (World Oceans) [details]


Cosmopolitan (World Oceans) [details]


From Clark & Downey (1992: 270) "The specimens from Cape Cerde and Annobon Islands, Gulf of Guine, identified by ... [details]


Asterias phrygania in Clark, A.M.& Downey, M.E. (1992). [details]


Culcitopsis in Hansson (1998) North East Atlantic Taxa and in Clark, A.M.& Downey, M.E. (1992) [details]


Regarded as a subspecies in Clark & Downey (1992) but a full species by A.M. Clark's (1993) checklist. [details]


Madsen (1987) believes that H. abyssalis (Perrier 1894) is a synonym of H. cylindrella.. this has met with ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Stellonia hispida Forbes 1839, suppressed and replaced by Leptasterias muelleri (Sars 1846) see Clark & Downey ... [details]


Madsen (pers.comm.) thinks this species could be a decalcified Poraniomorpha tumida (Stuxberg). Placed under ... [details]


The name Asterinopsis is retained because the identity of the type species Asterias penicillaris Lamarck, 1816 is ... [details]

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