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Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873

123237  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123237)

accepted
Genus
Prognaster Perrier, 1891 · unaccepted (syonym)

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  1. Species Zoroaster actinocles Fisher, 1919
  2. Species Zoroaster adami Koehler, 1909
  3. Species Zoroaster alfredi Alcock, 1893
  4. Species Zoroaster alternicanthus McKnight, 2006
  5. Species Zoroaster angulatus Alcock, 1893
  6. Species Zoroaster barathri Alcock, 1893
  7. Species Zoroaster carinatus Alcock, 1893
  8. Species Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  9. Species Zoroaster hirsutus Ludwig, 1905
  10. Species Zoroaster macracantha H.L. Clark, 1916
  11. Species Zoroaster magnificus Ludwig, 1905
  12. Species Zoroaster marambioensis Palópolo, Brezina, Casadio, Griffin & Santillana, 2021 †
  13. Species Zoroaster microporus Fisher, 1916
  14. Species Zoroaster ophiactis Fisher, 1916
  15. Species Zoroaster ophiurus Fisher, 1905
  16. Species Zoroaster orientalis Hayashi, 1943
  17. Species Zoroaster planus Alcock, 1893
  18. Species Zoroaster singletoni McKnight, 2006
  19. Species Zoroaster spinulosus Fisher, 1906
  20. Species Zoroaster tenuis Sladen, 1889
  21. Species Zoroaster variacanthus McKnight, 2006
  22. Species Zoroaster whangareiensis Eagle, 2006 †
  23. Subgenus Zoroaster (Myxoderma) Fisher, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma Fisher, 1905
  24. Species Zoroaster ackleyi Perrier, 1881 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873 (Synonym)
  25. Species Zoroaster bispinosus Koehler, 1909 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873 (lapsus for Z. trispinosus)
  26. Species Zoroaster diomedeae Verrill, 1884 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  27. Species Zoroaster evermanni Fisher, 1905 accepted as Sagenaster evermanni (Fisher, 1905)
  28. Species Zoroaster gilesii Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster gilesi (Alcock, 1893)
  29. Species Zoroaster longicauda Perrier, 1885 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  30. Species Zoroaster longispinus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma longispinum (Ludwig, 1905)
  31. Species Zoroaster nudus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Cnemidaster nudus (Ludwig, 1905)
  32. Species Zoroaster perarmatus H.L. Clark, 1920 accepted as Myxoderma longispinum (Ludwig, 1905)
  33. Species Zoroaster platyacanthus H.L. Clark, 1913 accepted as Myxoderma platyacanthum (H.L. Clark, 1913)
  34. Species Zoroaster sacculatus Fisher, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma sacculatum (Fisher, 1905)
  35. Species Zoroaster sigsbeei Perrier, 1881 accepted as Mammaster sigsbeei (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Cnemidaster sigsbeei (Perrier, 1884)
  36. Species Zoroaster squameus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster squameus (Alcock, 1893)
  37. Species Zoroaster trispinosus Koehler, 1896 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  38. Species Zoroaster zea Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster zea (Alcock, 1893) (type species for Cnemidaster zea. Synonym.)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Wyville Thomson, C. (1873). The depths of the sea. Macmillan, London, 527 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16330317
page(s): 154 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123237 on 2024-02-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Wyville Thomson, C. (1873). The depths of the sea. Macmillan, London, 527 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16330317
page(s): 154 [details]   

original description  (of Prognaster Perrier, 1891) Perrier, E. (1891). Stellerides nouveaux provenant des campagnes du yacht <i>l'Hirondelle</i>. <em>Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France.</em> 4: 258-271., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10114471
page(s): 259 [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 Rowe, F. W. E.; Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. <em>In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia'.</em> 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne). [details]   

additional source Mah, C. (2007). Phylogeny of the Zoroasteridae (Zorocallina;Forcipulatida): evolutionary events in deep-sea Asteroidea displaying Palaeozoic features. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 177-210., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00291.x [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]   
 
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Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Remark Type species: Zoroaster fulgens Thomson, 1873 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
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