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Asterias Linnaeus, 1758

123219  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219)

accepted
Genus
Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))

Species Asterias antarctica Studer, 1884 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym and homonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias belli Studer, 1884 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Bell (1908))
Species Asterias neglecta Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
Species Asterias perrieri E. A. Smith, 1876 accepted as Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876) (original combination)
Species Asterias studeri Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
RAS (2019). Asterias Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://ras.biodiversity.aq/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123219 on 2019-11-19
(Eds) (2019). Register of Antarctic Species. Asterias Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://ras.biodiversity.aq/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123219 on 2019-11-19
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) Müller, J.; Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6: 318-326., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7203128
page(s): 320 [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]   
 
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias sp. (USNM E50731) aboral view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias sp. (USNM E50731) oral view)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 077074)
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