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Myxasteridae Perrier, 1885

123141  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123141)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Myxasteridae Perrier, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123141 on 2018-11-15
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original description  (ofMyxasterinae Perrier, 1894) Perrier, E. (1894). Stell√©rides. Exp√©ditions Scientifique <i>Travailleur</i> et du <i>Talisman</i>. 3:1-431, 26 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/156687#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 22 [details]   

original description  (ofPythonasterinae Sladen, 1889) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology.</em> 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 530; note: as subfamily of Pterasteridae [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M. (1996). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 3. Velatida and Spinulosida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). <i> Echinoderm Studies,</i> 5: pp. 183-250 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1996). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 3. Velatida and Spinulosida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). <i> Echinoderm Studies,</i> 5: pp. 183-250 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130., available online at http://fishbull.noaa.gov/23-3/fisher1.pdf [details]   

additional source Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology.</em> 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   

additional source McKnight, D. G. (2006). The marine fauna of New Zealand, Echinodermata: Asteroidea (Sea-stars). 3. Orders Velatida, Spinulosida, Forcipulatida, Brisingida with addenda to Paxillosida, Valvatida. <em>NIWA Biodiversity Memoir.</em> 120: 1-187., available online at http://docs.niwa.co.nz/library/public/NIWAbm120.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Alton, M.S. (1966).A new sea-star from the northeastern Pacific Ocean, <i>Asthenactis fisheri</i> n. sp., with a review of the family Myxasteridae.Deep-Sea Research 13: 687-697 [details]   

identification resource Mah, CL.; Mercier, A.; Hamel, J.-P.; Nizinski, M. (2012). Distribution Data and Taxonomic Notes on Atlantic Myxasteridae. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3572: 55-62., available online at http://mapress.com/zootaxa/2012/f/z03572p062f.pdf [details]   

identification resource Downey, M. E. (1979). <i>Pythonaster pacificus</i> n. sp., a new starfish of the family Myxasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 92: 70-74., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35513777 [details]   
 
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