Psilaster cassiope

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Taxonavigation: Paxillosida 

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: Paxillosida

Familia: Astropectinidae
Genus: Psilaster
Species: Psilaster cassiope



Psilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889

Type locality: Off the Cape Verde Islands.


  • Psilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889: 228–230, pl. 41 figs. 5–6, pl. 42 figs. 9–11; — Madsen, 1950: 187; — Downey, 1973: 31–32, pl. 7 figs. C–D.
  • Psilaster andromeda var. cassiope Sladen, 1889; — Grieg, 1906: 13.
  • Psilaster squameus H.L. Clark, 1941: 17–18, pl. 2 fig. 1.


  • Clark, H.L. 1941. Reports on the scientific results of the Atlantis expeditions to the West Indies, under the joint auspices of the University of Havana and Harvard University. The Echinoderms (other than holothurians). Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural. 15(1): 1-154, 10 plates. Reference page
  • Downey, M.E. 1973. Starfishes from the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Smithsonian contributions to Zoology 126: 1–158. DOI: 10.5479/si.00810282.126 Open access Reference page
  • Grieg, J.A. 1906. Echinodermen von dem norwegischen Fischereidampfer 'Michael Sars' in den Jahren 1900-1903 gesammelt. III. Asteroidea. Bergens Museums Aarbog. 1906(13): 1–88. BHL. Reference page
  • Madsen, F.J. 1950. The echinoderms collected by the Atlantide Expedition, 1945-46. 1. Asteroidea. Atlantide Reports 1: 167–222. Reference page
  • 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