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Asteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)

179588  (


Variety Asteracanthion rubens var. migratum Doderlein, 1879 accepted as Asterias rubens var. migratum Sladen, 1879 accepted as Allasterias migrata Sladen, 1879 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (referred to A. amurensis by A.M. Clark due to "Korean Seas" locality)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Asteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: on 2019-05-22
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basis of record Agassiz, A. (1866). On the embryology of <i>Asteracanthion berylinus</i> Ag. and a species allied to <i>A. rubens</i> M.T. <i>A. pallidus</i>, Ag. <em>Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> April 14, 6: 106-114 plus folding plate., available online at [details]   

new combination reference Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at
page(s): 17 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
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