NARMS taxon details

Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905

123176  (

Brisasterinae Markov, 1994 · unaccepted (monotypic, currently not in use)
Genus Aceste Thomson, 1877
Genus Brisaster Gray, 1855
Genus Moira A. Agassiz, 1872
Genus Ova Gray, 1825
  » Species Ova canalifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Ova canaliferus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Ova canalifera (Lamarck, 1816) (incorrect declination of species name)
Genus Schizaster L. Agassiz, 1835
  » Species Schizaster canaliferus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Ova canaliferus (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Ova)
  » Species Schizaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) accepted as Brisaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Brisaster)
  » Species Schizaster incertus Aradas, 1850 accepted as Brissopsis lyrifera (Forbes, 1841) (subjective junior synonym)

Genus Acestina Lambert & Thiéry, 1925 accepted as Aceste Thomson, 1877 (nomen vanum, objective junior synonym of Aceste)
Subfamily Brisasterinae Markov, 1994 accepted as Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905 (monotypic, currently not in use)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2021) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2022-06-30
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022). European Register of Marine Species. Schizasteridae Lambert, 1905. Accessed at: on 2022-06-30
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

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 Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at
page(s): 173 [details]   

identification resource Smith, A.B. 2013. Key to genera of Schizasteridae. In: Smith, A.B. & Kroh, A. (editors) The Echinoid Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality