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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia guildingi Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 178188

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia Nardo, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia ehrenbergii (Müller & Troschel) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia nicobarica Lutken, 1871 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia ornithopus (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia pacifica Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster diplax Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster ehrenbergi Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster flaccidus Lutken, 1859 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster guildingi Müller & Troschel, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster irregularis Perrier, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster ornithopus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster pacifica (Gray, 1840) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster stella Duchassaing, 1850 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Brazil [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Dominican Republic
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDominican Republic [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Haïti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaiti [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Frio [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Helena [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAscension [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]

Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola flexilis Humes, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola novaecaledoniae Humes, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola pollex Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola caeruleus (Stebbing, 1900) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (19 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Linckia guildingi
Linckia guildingi
Linckia guildingi from Brazil
Linckia guildingi from...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178188
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-29 10:12:16Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-10-22 04:26:17Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178188 on 2014-10-02
  
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