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Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840

178188  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178188)

accepted
Species
Linckia ehrenbergii (Müller & Troschel) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Linckia nicobarica Lutken, 1871 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Linckia ornithopus (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Linckia pacifica Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Ophidiaster diplax Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Ophidiaster ehrenbergi Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Ophidiaster flaccidus Lutken, 1859 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Ophidiaster ornithopus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Ophidiaster pacifica (Gray, 1840) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Scytaster stella Duchassaing, 1850 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up [details]   
Type locality contained in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Exclusive...  
type locality contained in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note St Vincent, West Indies. Holotype in Natural...  
From other sources
Type locality St Vincent, West Indies. Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1953.4.27.68 (part), paratypes Natural History Museum, London 1953.4.27.68 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
Description Colour in life: uniformly fawn (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, bay...  
Description Colour in life: uniformly fawn (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991), Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: circumtropical (Tortonese, 1980); tropicopolitan, depth range 0-29 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); east coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178188 on 2018-04-25
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLinckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 30 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofLinckia pacifica Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 285 [details]   

original description  (ofLinckia nicobarica Lutken, 1871) Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1871: 227-304., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110780#page/258/mode/1up
page(s): 265 [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster diplax Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 30 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOphidiaster ehrenbergi Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 31 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOphidiaster flaccidus Lutken, 1859) Lutken, C. (1859). Bidrag til Kundskab om de ved Kysterne af Mellem-og Syd-America levende arter af Sostjerner. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1859: 25-96., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110675#page/217/mode/1up
page(s): 86 [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster irregularis Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris. 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49472#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster ornithopus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 31 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofScytaster stella Duchassaing, 1850) Duchassaing de Fontbressin, P. (1850). Animaux radiaires des Antilles. (Plon Frères: Paris): 1-35, pls 1-2., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k6524263d/f7.image
page(s): 4 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn. 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/85045#page/583/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLinckia ehrenbergii (Müller & Troschel)) Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLinckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842)) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLinckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842)) Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: uniformly fawn (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991), Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: circumtropical (Tortonese, 1980); tropicopolitan, depth range 0-29 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); east coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991). [details]

Type locality St Vincent, West Indies. Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1953.4.27.68 (part), paratypes Natural History Museum, London 1953.4.27.68 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
 

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