Asteroidea latest note additions http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php This feed shows the latest 50 note additions in Asteroidea Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:31:58 +0000 en-us Aphia <![CDATA[Nomenclature: Note that the listing for this speci... for taxon Asterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=264099&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=264099&from=rss Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:06:06 +0000 Asterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2014-06-21 16:06:06Z.]]> <![CDATA[Nomenclature: Note that Clark & Mah's (1996) names... for taxon Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=264098&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=264098&from=rss Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:06:06 +0000 Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2014-06-21 16:06:06Z.]]> <![CDATA[Homonymy: Perrier (1885)'s Brisinga elegans... for taxon Novodinia homonyma Downey, 1986]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=263940&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=263940&from=rss Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:28:45 +0000 Brisinga elegans (=Novodinia elegans) is an invalid homonym of Verrill's (1884) Brisinga elegans= Freyella elegans and was replaced. " for taxon Novodinia homonyma Downey, 1986 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2014-06-11 20:28:45Z.]]> <![CDATA[Nomenclature: The species name is often misspelled... for taxon Anthenoides peircei Perrier, 1881]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=249574&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=249574&from=rss Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:16:40 +0000 Anthenoides peircei Perrier, 1881 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2013-09-16 20:16:40Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: External Morphology. Size of a... for taxon Astrosarkus idipi Mah, 2003]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182847&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182847&from=rss Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:34:58 +0000 External Morphology. Size of adult specimens: mean R of three specimens = 14.1 cm, r = 10.0 cm, R/r = 1.4. Mean thickness at arm = 6.3 cm, mean thickness interradially = 3.1 cm. Arms short, bell-shaped. Disk large, thick, confluent with arms (Fig. 1A). Interradii rounded with obtuse angles. Arm tips curve abactinally, abruptly terminate in nipple-like extremity (Fig. 1A,B). Actinal surface concave. Endoskeleton highly-reduced. Modified, almost completely engulfed by thick tissue. Marginal, abactinal, actinal plates not visible externally. Large spines, tubercles, prominent ornamentation absent. Body surface of preserved specimens firm to the touch. Abactinal, lateral surfaces with fleshy, rounded triangular to oval-shaped, low relief, mounds each bearing 100–150 papulae. Mounds separated by granular densities of 16 mm-2. Granules < 1.0 mm in length, round at base, with mace-shaped tips. Tiny, sessile tong-shaped valvate pedicellariae (typically about 0.5 mm width) present in " for taxon Astrosarkus idipi Mah, 2003 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-11-20 22:34:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: Body form weakly to strongly stellate... for taxon Toraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847)]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182846&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182846&from=rss Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:34:58 +0000 Tosia or Pentagonaster. Arm tip, rapidly narrowing, pointed. Abactinal plates extremely convex, swollen, mostly bare, smooth, round to polygonal in outline. Abactinal surface covered with large, evenly round, spherical granules covering some secondary plate surfaces and plate periphery, especially at lateral contact with superomarginal plate series. Abactinal plates all relatively uniform in size, radial/interradial plates not distinctive, not enlarged. Primary circlet plates sometimes enlarged. Abactinal plates relatively small compared to Tosia or Pentagonaster. Large bivalve-pedicellariae present, commonly bisect abactinal plates. Madreporite polygonal. Double to multiple papular pores present, but absent interradially. Fasciolar grooves between abactinal plates well-developed. Marginal plates convex, longer than wide, interradially, becoming more wider distally, relatively small" for taxon Toraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-11-20 22:34:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: Body form weakly stellate, overall si... for taxon Anchitosia queenslandensis (Livingstone, 1932)]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182845&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182845&from=rss Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:34:58 +0000 Anchitosia queenslandensis (Livingstone, 1932) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-11-20 22:34:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: Body shape weakly stellate (R/r= 1.3-... for taxon Ryukuaster onnae Mah, 2007]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182844&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182844&from=rss Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:34:58 +0000 1.5) granules identical to the peripheral granules form additional rows on the plate adjacent to the periphery, becoming very dense, sometimes completely obscuring the plate. These larger sized specimens also sometimes with large nipple-like tubercle sitting centrally on the interradial plates. Fasciolar channels distinct, but sha" for taxon Ryukuaster onnae Mah, 2007 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-11-20 22:34:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: Body thick, pentagonal (R/r= ~1.1-1.5... for taxon Akelbaster novaecaledoniae Mah, 2007]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182843&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182843&from=rss Sun, 20 Nov 2011 22:34:58 +0000 Akelbaster novaecaledoniae Mah, 2007 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-11-20 22:34:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: NOTE that this subspecies was transferre... for taxon Nardoa galatheae platyspina (Jangoux & Aziz, 1984)]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182740&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182740&from=rss Tue, 25 Oct 2011 16:32:45 +0000 Nardoa galatheae platyspina (Jangoux & Aziz, 1984) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-10-25 16:32:45Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: Moved recently to Valvatida by Mah & Fol... for taxon Solasteridae Viguier, 1878]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182705&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=182705&from=rss Thu, 13 Oct 2011 21:23:47 +0000 Solasteridae Viguier, 1878 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-10-13 21:23:47Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: This family has recently found new suppo... for taxon Stichasteridae Perrier 1885]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181803&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181803&from=rss Sat, 09 Jul 2011 17:16:59 +0000 Stichasteridae Perrier 1885 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-07-09 17:16:59Z.]]> <![CDATA[Description: Complete original description as foll... for taxon Odontaster propinquus A.H. Clark, 1917]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181542&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181542&from=rss Tue, 03 May 2011 18:43:58 +0000 O. elongatus (Sladen) from Kerguelen, Marion and Heard Islands excepting in having much shorter arms and no pseudopedicellariae. It will probably prove to be a Magellanic variety of that speices."" for taxon Odontaster propinquus A.H. Clark, 1917 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-05-03 18:43:58Z.]]> <![CDATA[Status: of uncertain identity and validity accordi... for taxon Asterina penicillaris Sladen, 1889 (part)]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181482&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181482&from=rss Sat, 09 Apr 2011 16:42:19 +0000 Asterina penicillaris Sladen, 1889 (part) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-04-09 16:42:19Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: Dilman (2005) has suggested that this is... for taxon Myxaster perrieri Koehler, 1896]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181224&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181224&from=rss Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:44:54 +0000 Pythonaster atlantidis" for taxon Myxaster perrieri Koehler, 1896 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-02-26 19:44:54Z.]]> <![CDATA[Spelling: This species is spelled Porcellanaste... for taxon Porcellanaster waltharii Ludwig, 1905]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181200&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=181200&from=rss Tue, 22 Feb 2011 18:48:18 +0000 Porcellanaster waltherii" in A.M. Clark, 1989. This differs from the original spelling "waltharii."" for taxon Porcellanaster waltharii Ludwig, 1905 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2011-02-22 18:48:18Z.]]> <![CDATA[Distribution: Cosmopolitan (World Oceans) for taxon Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=166161&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=166161&from=rss Mon, 02 Aug 2010 12:54:32 +0000 Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877 has been added by Serge Rotenberg via the webinterface on 2010-08-02 12:54:32Z.]]> <![CDATA[Distribution: Cosmopolitan (World Oceans) for taxon Eremicaster vicinus Ludwig, 1907]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=166160&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=166160&from=rss Mon, 02 Aug 2010 12:54:32 +0000 Eremicaster vicinus Ludwig, 1907 has been added by Serge Rotenberg via the webinterface on 2010-08-02 12:54:32Z.]]> <![CDATA[Synonymy: Synonymized by H.E.S. Clark in Clark & M... for taxon Plinthaster singletoni McKnight, 1973]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=161695&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=161695&from=rss Thu, 28 Jan 2010 21:14:48 +0000 Plinthaster singletoni McKnight, 1973 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2010-01-28 21:14:48Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: Japanese name: "Ogasawara-hirata-gokaku-... for taxon Astroceramus boninensis Kogure & Tachikawa, 2009]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=160181&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=160181&from=rss Tue, 27 Oct 2009 19:00:33 +0000 Astroceramus boninensis Kogure & Tachikawa, 2009 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2009-10-27 19:00:33Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: Mentioned in text of Verrill (1909) as ]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=160169&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=160169&from=rss Sat, 24 Oct 2009 17:08:35 +0000 Asterias(Leptasterias) macropora" for taxon Asterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2009-10-24 17:08:35Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: P. ctenopes Shin 2007 is lapsus f... for taxon Paragonaster ctenipes Sladen, 1889]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=155197&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=155197&from=rss Sat, 04 Apr 2009 18:12:40 +0000 P. ctenopes Shin 2007 is lapsus for Paragonaster ctenipes Sladen, 1889" for taxon Paragonaster ctenipes Sladen, 1889 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2009-04-04 18:12:40Z.]]> <![CDATA[Taxonomy: Not P. pulchellus according to Fi... for taxon Pentagonaster pulvinus Alcock, 1893]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=154577&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=154577&from=rss Tue, 17 Feb 2009 23:03:20 +0000 P. pulchellus according to Fisher (1919). Not part of Pentagonaster in the modern sense." for taxon Pentagonaster pulvinus Alcock, 1893 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2009-02-17 23:03:20Z.]]> <![CDATA[Status: O'Loughlin & Waters (2004) support Pati... for taxon Patiria Gray, 1840]]> http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=139277&from=rss http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=notes&id=139277&from=rss Wed, 11 Feb 2009 04:33:53 +0000 Patiria as valid." for taxon Patiria Gray, 1840 has been added by Christopher Mah via the webinterface on 2009-02-11 04:33:53Z.]]>