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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758

Scientific synonyms and common names

Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Asterias minuta Linnaeus, 1758
Asterias clathrata Pennant, 1777
Asterias rubens violacea O.F. Müller, 1776
Asterias holsatica Retzius, 1805
Asterias spinosa Say, 1825
Asteracanthion rubens J. Müller & Troschel, 1842
Asterias vulgaris Packard, 1863
Uraster rubens Forbes, 1852
Uraster violacea Forbes, 1852
Asterias murrayi Bell, 1889

Vernacular name
Common Starfish (English)

Common Starfish (Asterias rubens)