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Luidia alternata var. bicolor Verrill, 1915

380216  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:380216)

 unaccepted (Synonym)
Variety
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1915). Report on the starfishes of the West Indies, Florida, and Brazil, including those obtained by the Bahama expedition from the University of Iowa in 1893. <em>Bulletins form the Laboratories of Natural History.</em> 7(1):1-232, 29 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44814#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 203 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Luidia alternata var. bicolor Verrill, 1915. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=380216 on 2019-04-26
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2009-01-11 02:15:40Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1915). Report on the starfishes of the West Indies, Florida, and Brazil, including those obtained by the Bahama expedition from the University of Iowa in 1893. <em>Bulletins form the Laboratories of Natural History.</em> 7(1):1-232, 29 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44814#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 203 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Validity non L. alternata (Say, 1825) probably consubspecific with L. sagamina aciculata Mortensen, 1933. Since bicolor antedates both L. sagamina and L. aciculata but the type is lost, preventing confirmation or otherwise, suppression by the ICZN is desirible. [details]
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