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Echinoidea taxon details

Brisaster Gray, 1855

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Indiaster Lambert, 1920 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Lymanaster Lambert, 1920 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Neoproraster Markov, 1994 † · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Schizaster (Brisaster) Gray, 1855 · unaccepted (accepted at genus rank)
Species Brisaster antarcticus (Döderlein, 1906)
Species Brisaster capensis (Studer, 1880)
Species Brisaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844)
Species Brisaster kerguelenensis H.L. Clark, 1917
Species Brisaster latifrons (A. Agassiz, 1898)
Species Brisaster latus Markov, 1994 †
Species Brisaster maximus H.L. Clark, 1937 †
Species Brisaster micropetalus Markov, 1994 †
Species Brisaster moseleyi (A. Agassiz, 1881)
Species Brisaster moskvini Markov, 1994 †
Species Brisaster owstoni Mortensen, 1950
Species Brisaster tasmanicus McKnight, 1974
Species Brisaster townsendi (A. Agassiz, 1898)

Subgenus Brisaster (Schizaster) L. Agassiz, 1835 accepted as Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835 (accepted at genus rank)
Species Brisaster compactus (Koehler, 1914) accepted as Schizaster compactus (Koehler, 1914) (transferred to Schizaster)
Species Brisaster edentatus (unaccepted > nomen nudum, unpublished name)
Species Brisaster edwardsi (Cotteau, 1889) accepted as Schizaster edwardsi Cotteau, 1889 (unaccepted combination)
Species Brisaster gibberulus (L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847) accepted as Schizaster gibberulus L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (transferred to Schizaster)
Species Brisaster indicus Koehler, 1914 accepted as Echinoidea incertae sedis (based on juvenile specimens)
Species Brisaster lacunosus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Schizaster lacunosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (transferred to Schizaster)
Species Brisaster orbignyi (A. Agassiz, 1880) accepted as Schizaster orbignyanus A. Agassiz, 1880 (unaccepted combination and misspelling or unjustified emendation)
Species Brisaster philippii (Gray, 1851) accepted as Tripylaster philippii (Gray, 1851) (transferred to Tripylaster)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Brisaster Gray, 1855. Accessed at: on 2023-06-09
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original description  (of Neoproraster Markov, 1994 †) Markov, A. V. 1994. [Morphology, systematics and phylogeny of schizasterid sea urchins]. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 258, 1-94. [details]   

basis of record David, B., T. Choné, A. Festeau & C. de Ridder (2004). Antarctic Echinoids, an Interactive Database. Editions Universitaires Dijon. Cd Rom. (look up in IMIS[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 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]   
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