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Leptasterias Verrill, 1866

123222  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222)

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Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 · unaccepted (synonym)

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  1. Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
    1. Species Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857) represented as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857)
    2. Species Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) sibirica Djakonov, 1930 represented as Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
  2. Subgenus Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
    1. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derbeki Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
    2. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derjungini Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Evasterias derjungini (Djakonov, 1938)
    3. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) granulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
    4. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) represented as Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
    5. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) squamulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
    6. Species Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938
  3. Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
    1. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
    2. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) calcigera Baranova & Karpenko, 1979
    3. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
    4. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
    5. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
    6. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    7. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
    8. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
    9. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    10. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
    11. Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
  4. Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
    1. Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) djakonovi Baranova & Karpenko, 1979
    2. Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
    3. Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1886) represented as Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
    4. Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
    5. Species Leptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica Levinsen, 1886 represented as Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  5. Subgenus Leptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
    1. Species Leptasterias (Nesasterias) stolacantha Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
  6. Species Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
  7. Species Leptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
  8. Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  9. Species Leptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
  10. Species Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
  11. Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
  12. Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
  13. Species Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
  14. Species Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
  15. Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
  16. Species Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
  17. Species Leptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
  18. Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1886)
  19. Species Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
  20. Species Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857)
  21. Species Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
  22. Species Leptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938
  23. Species Leptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
  24. Species Leptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930
  25. Species Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
  26. Species Leptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938
  27. Species Leptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
  28. Species Leptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
  29. Species Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
  30. Species Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
  31. Species Leptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
  32. Species Leptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
  33. Species Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
  34. Species Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
  35. Species Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
  36. Species Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
  37. Species Leptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
  38. Species Leptasterias tatei Clark & Jewett, 2015
  39. Species Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
  40. Species Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938
  41. Species Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
  42. Species Leptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
  43. Species Leptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
  44. Species Leptasterias confinis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840)
  45. Species Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
  46. Species Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Evasterias derjungini (Djakonov, 1938)
  47. Species Leptasterias dispar Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica dispar Verrill, 1914
  48. Species Leptasterias epichlora (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
  49. Species Leptasterias fascicularis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
  50. Species Leptasterias glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
  51. Species Leptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879)
  52. Species Leptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  53. Species Leptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (Homonym)
  54. Species Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
  55. Species Leptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1923))
  56. Species Leptasterias meridionalis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias fisheri meridionalis Djakonov, 1938
  57. Species Leptasterias obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857) represented as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup in Lutken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
  58. Species Leptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
  59. Species Leptasterias ushakovi Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris ushakovi Djakonov, 1938
  60. Species Leptasterias vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Leptasterias hexactis vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
  61. Species Leptasterias alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
  62. Species Leptasterias bartletti A.H. Clark, 1940 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Grainger (1966: 50))
  63. Species Leptasterias camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
  64. Species Leptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
  65. Species Leptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
  66. Species Leptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
  67. Species Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  68. Species Leptasterias polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
  69. Species Leptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
  70. Species Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill AE. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-364., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492315
page(s): 350 [details]   
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a...  
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2024-05-20
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original description Verrill AE. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-364., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492315
page(s): 350 [details]   

original description  (of Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938) Djakonov, A.M. (1938). Monographische Bearbeitung der Asteriden des westlichen Nordpazifik (Die Gattung <i>Leptasterias</i>). <em>Trudy Zoologischeskogo Instituta Akademiya Nauk SSSR (Lenningrad).</em> 4(5): 749-914.
page(s): 814 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 53 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866) Verrill AE. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 333-364., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492315
page(s): 350 [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 Clark, A. M.; Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 6: 229-347. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
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