Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Nymphaster arenatus  (Perrier, 1881)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157032

(Download Help) Nymphaster arenatus TSN 157032

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dorigona arenata (Perrier, 1881)
    Dorigona jacqueti Perrier, 1894
    Dorigona prehensilis Perrier, 1885
    Nymphaster albidus Sladen, 1889
    Nymphaster basilicus Sladen, 1889
    Nymphaster jacqueti (Perrier, 1894)
    Nymphaster prehensilis (Perrier, 1885)
    Nymphaster protentus Sladen, 1889
    Nymphaster subspinosus (Perrier, 1881)
    Nymphaster ternalis (Perrier, 1881)
    Pentagonaster subspinosus Perrier, 1881
    Pentagonaster ternalis Perrier, 1881
    Pentagonaster arenatus Perrier, 1881
    Podosphaeraster crassus Cherbonnier, 1974
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841  
                            GenusNymphaster Sladen, 1889  
                               SpeciesNymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881)  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Nymphaster arenatus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nymphaster arenatus   
  Source: WoRMS - World Asteroidea Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at   
  Reference for: Nymphaster arenatus   
  Publication Date:    
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:    
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for:    

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar