NARMS taxon details

Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841

123135  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123135)

accepted
Family
Genus Ceramaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Fromia Gray, 1840
Genus Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836
  » Species Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Goniaster abbensis Forbes, 1843 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Goniaster africanus Verrill, 1871 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
  » Species Goniaster americanus Verrill, 1871 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
  » Species Goniaster cuspidatus Gray, 1840 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
  » Species Goniaster hispidus M. Sars, 1872 accepted as Poraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) hispida hispida (M. Sars, 1872) (synonym)
  » Species Goniaster nidarosiensis Storm, 1881 accepted as Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (original designation)
  » Species Goniaster sebae Gray, 1840 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
  » Species Goniaster templetoni Thomson in Forbes, 1839 accepted as Porania (Porania) pulvillus pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (synonym)
Subfamily Hippasterinae Verrill, 1899
  » Genus Evoplosoma Fisher, 1906
    » Species Evoplosoma scorpio Downey, 1981
  » Genus Hippasteria Gray, 1840
    » Species Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768)
      » Subspecies Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (Synonym according to Mah et al. (2014))
    » Subgenus Hippasteria (Nehippasteria) Dons, 1938 accepted as Hippasteria Gray, 1840
    » Species Hippasteria cornuta Gray, 1840 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
    » Species Hippasteria europaea Gray, 1840 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym of Astrogonium (=Hippasteria) phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) according to Muller & Troschel, 1842)
    » Species Hippasteria insignis Dons, 1937 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768)
    » Species Hippasteria plana Gray, 1840 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Subfamily Mediasterinae Verrill, 1899
  » Genus Mediaster Stimpson, 1857
    » Species Mediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
      » Subspecies Mediaster bairdi bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
    » Species Mediaster stellatus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Mediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Genus Nymphaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Nymphaster albidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
  » Species Nymphaster basilicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
  » Species Nymphaster protentus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
Genus Peltaster Verrill, 1899
Subfamily Pentagonasterinae Perrier, 1884
  » Genus Pentagonaster Gray, 1840
    » Species Pentagonaster affinis Perrier, 1884 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
    » Species Pentagonaster arenatus Perrier, 1881 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster balteatus Sladen, 1891 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster concinnus Sladen, 1891 accepted as Plinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
    » Species Pentagonaster crassus Perrier, 1885 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973) and Halpern (1970, PhD dissertation).)
    » Species Pentagonaster dentatus Perrier, 1884 accepted as Plinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884) (original combination)
    » Species Pentagonaster deplasi Perrier, 1885 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973) and Halpern (1970, PhD dissertation).)
    » Species Pentagonaster elongatus Perrier, 1885 accepted as Paragonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973) and Halpern (1970, PhD dissertation).)
    » Species Pentagonaster eximius Verrill, 1894 accepted as Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970-PhD Dissertation))
    » Species Pentagonaster gosselini Perrier, 1885 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973) and Halpern (1970, PhD dissertation).)
    » Species Pentagonaster grandis Perrier, 1885 accepted as Plinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster grenadensis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster haesitans Perrier, 1885 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970-PhD Dissertation) and in Downey (1973))
    » Species Pentagonaster hystricis von Marenzeller, 1893 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970-PhD Dissertation) and in Downey (1973))
    » Species Pentagonaster kergroheni Koehler, 1895 accepted as Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970-PhD Dissertation) and in Downey (1973))
    » Species Pentagonaster lepidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Hoplaster spinosus Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 (synonym according to Verrill (1899) and confirmed by A.M. Clark in Gage et al. (1983))
    » Species Pentagonaster minor Koehler, 1895 accepted as Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
    » Species Pentagonaster mirabilis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
    » Species Pentagonaster perrieri Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plinthaster perrieri Sladen, 1889
    » Species Pentagonaster planus Verrill, 1895 accepted as Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster simplex Verrill, 1895 accepted as Ceramaster granularis granularis (Retzius, 1783) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster subspinosus Perrier, 1881 accepted as Dorigona subspinosa (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
    » Species Pentagonaster ternalis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Dorigona ternalis (Perrier, 1885) (Synonym of N. arenatus according to Halpern (1970))
    » Species Pentagonaster vincenti Perrier, 1885 accepted as Peltaster placenta (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970-PhD Dissertation) and in Downey (1973))
  » Genus Tosia Gray, 1840
Genus Plinthaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Sphaeriodiscus Fisher, 1910

Genus Astrogonium Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (synonym)
  » Species Astrogonium aculeatum Barrett, 1857 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym)
  » Species Astrogonium aequabile Koehler, 1907 accepted as Pseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
  » Species Astrogonium annectens Perrier, 1894 accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
  » Species Astrogonium aphrodite Perrier, 1894 accepted as Pseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Astrogonium boreale Barrett, 1857 accepted as Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astrogonium dubium Perrier, 1869 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astrogonium eminens Koehler, 1907 accepted as Pseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Astrogonium fallax Perrier, 1885 accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Halpern (1972))
  » Species Astrogonium greeni Bell, 1889 accepted as Ceramaster greeni (Bell, 1889) (synonym according to Halpern in Downey (1973))
  » Species Astrogonium hystrix Perrier, 1894 accepted as Pseudarchaster hystrix (Perrier, 1894) (Original name, ultimately a synonym of P. parelii according to Halpern (1972))
  » Species Astrogonium longobrachiale Koehler, 1907 accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Astrogonium marginatum Koehler, 1909 accepted as Pseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Halpern (1972))
  » Species Astrogonium necator Perrier, 1894 accepted as Pseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Genus Dorigona Perrier, 1885, non Gray, 1866 accepted as Nymphaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
Genus Eugoniaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
Genus Phaneraster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Genus Philonaster Koehler, 1909 accepted as Ceramaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Genus Pyrenaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Genus Stephanaster Ayres, 1851 accepted as Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 (Synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. <em>London; John Van Voorst.</em> 267 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2061567
page(s): 77 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2022). World Asteroidea Database. Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123135 on 2022-10-03
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022). European Register of Marine Species. Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841. Accessed at: https://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=123135 on 2022-10-03
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original description Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. <em>London; John Van Voorst.</em> 267 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2061567
page(s): 77 [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 Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   

additional source Mah, C. (2007). Systematics, phylogeny and historical biogeography of the <i>Pentagonaster</i> clade (Asteroidea: Valvatida: Goniasteridae. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 21: 311-339., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IS06049 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2006). Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the deep-sea goniasterid, <i>Circeaster</i> (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) including descriptions of six new species. Zoosystema. 28(4): 917-954., available online at http://web.archive.org/web/20120905182856/http://www.mnhn.fr/museum/front/medias/publication/9248_z06n4a5.pdf [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2005). A phylogeny of <i>Iconaster</i> and <i>Glyphodiscus</i> (Goniasteridae; Valvatida; Asteroidea) with descriptions of four new species. Zoosystema 27(1): 131-167. [details]   

identification resource Fisher, W.K. (1911). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosida. Bulletin of the US National Museum, 76: xiii+420 pp.122 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7840387 [details]   

identification resource Mah, C.L. (2011). Taxonomy of high-latitude Goniasteridae (Subantarctic & Antarctic): one new genus and three new species with an overview and a key to taxa. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2759: 1-48., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/z02759p048f.pdf [details]   

identification resource Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   
 
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