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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842

213245  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213245)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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): 69 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Coulour in life: paxillae vary from cream...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Coulour in life: paxillae vary from cream through grey-green to brown, usually with darker patterning variable in extent and form, periphery is generally white but may darken distally, occasional, or groups of, supero marginal spines may be dark brown basally, white and fawn odorally (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).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-185 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213245 on 2017-12-18

Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z
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original description 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): 69 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten edwardsi Verrill, 1867) Verrill, A.E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College. 1. Descriptions of new starfishes from New Zealand. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1(2): 247-251., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264
page(s): 250 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten ensifer Grube, 1866) Grube, A.E. (1866). Uber einige neue Seesterne im zoologischen Museum zu Breslau. Jahres-Bericht der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für Vaterländische Cultur. 43: 59-61., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/177156#page/71/mode/1up
page(s): 60 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hystrix 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): 70 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten chinensis Grube, 1866) Grube, A.E. (1866). Uber einige neue Seesterne im zoologischen Museum zu Breslau. Jahres-Bericht der Schlesischen Gesellschaft für Vaterländische Cultur. 43: 59-61., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/177156#page/71/mode/1up
page(s): 60 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten samoensis 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): 104 [details]   

basis of record 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 Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Jondelius U. (1992). A new species of Pterastericola (Platyhelminthes: Dalyellioida) from Astropecten polyacanthus, with observations on the epidermis and gland cells. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the fourth international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: pp37-47. [details]   
 
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Coulour in life: paxillae vary from cream through grey-green to brown, usually with darker patterning variable in extent and form, periphery is generally white but may darken distally, occasional, or groups of, supero marginal spines may be dark brown basally, white and fawn odorally (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).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-185 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes (probable) in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) and Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Red Sea (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorトゲモミジガイ  [details]
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