Cheiraster teres

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Taxonavigation: Notomyotida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Asterozoa
Classis: Asteroidea
Ordo: Notomyotida

Familia: Benthopectinidae
Genus: Cheiraster
Subgenus: Cheiraster (Luidiaster)
Species: Cheiraster (Luidiaster) teres



Cheiraster teres (Sladen, 1889)

original combination: Pontaster teres Sladen, 1889

Type locality: Challenger station 192. Banda Sea, between the Ki Islands and Banda Islands. 5°49′15″S 132°14′15″E / 5.820833°S 132.237500°E / -5.820833; 132.237500. Depth 140 fms.


  • Pontaster teres Sladen, 1889: 41–43, pl. 9 figs. 5–6, pl. 12 figs. 11–12.
  • Cheiraster teres (Sladen, 1889)


  • Sladen, W.P. 1889. Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 Part 51, Zoology 30: i–xlii, 1–893. BHL Reference page