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Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905

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Brisasterinae Markov, 1994 · unaccepted (monotypic, currently not in use)


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  1. Genus Abatus Troschel, 1851
  2. Genus Aceste Thomson, 1877
  3. Genus Brisaster Gray, 1855
  4. Genus Diploporaster Mortensen, 1950
  5. Genus Hypselaster H.L. Clark, 1917
  6. Genus Moira A. Agassiz, 1872
  7. Genus Moiropsis A. Agassiz, 1881
  8. Genus Ova Gray, 1825
  9. Genus Protenaster Pomel, 1883
  10. Genus Prymnaster Koehler, 1914
  11. Genus Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835
  12. Genus Tripylaster Mortensen, 1907
  13. Genus Acestina Lambert & Thiéry, 1925 accepted as Aceste Thomson, 1877 (nomen vanum, objective junior synonym of Aceste)
  14. Subfamily Brisasterinae Markov, 1994 accepted as Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905 (monotypic, currently not in use)
  15. Genus Indiaster Lambert, 1920 accepted as Brisaster Gray, 1855 (subjective junior synonym)
  16. Genus Lymanaster Lambert, 1920 accepted as Brisaster Gray, 1855 (subjective junior synonym)
  17. Genus Moera Michelin, 1855 accepted as Moira A. Agassiz, 1872 (junior homonym of Moera Leach, 1814 (Crustacea))
  18. Genus Nina Gray, 1855 accepted as Ova Gray, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
  19. Genus Paraster Pomel, 1869 accepted as Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835 (subjective junior synonym)
  20. Genus Rotundaster Lambert & Thiéry, 1921 accepted as Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835 (subjective junior synonym)
  21. Genus Schyzaster accepted as Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835 (spelling mistake)
  22. Genus Spatagodesma Agassiz, 1898 accepted as Abatus Troschel, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
  23. Genus Spatangodesma accepted as Spatagodesma Agassiz, 1898 accepted as Abatus Troschel, 1851 (misspelling)
  24. Genus Triphylaster accepted as Tripylaster Mortensen, 1907 (misspeling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2024). World Echinoidea Database. Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-07-18
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2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

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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 Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at
page(s): 173 [details]   

identification resource Smith, A.B. 2013. Key to genera of Schizasteridae. In: Smith, A.B. & Kroh, A. (editors) The Echinoid Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at [details]   
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