WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster Perrier, 1881

123319  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123319)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881 (type by subsequent designation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoranisca Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1984))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2014). Marginaster Perrier, 1881. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123319 on 2018-01-19

Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
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2014-05-13 16:24:47Z
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original description Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoranisca Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Revision of some genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of a few new genera. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8, 14 (79), 13–22., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/61720#page/25/mode/1up
page(s): 19 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoranisca Verrill, 1914) Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoranisca Verrill, 1914) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity Many if not most members of Marginaster are either juveniles of Porania (or other poraniids) or members of other taxa. Careful scrutiny is required with nominal species and description of new taxa should be regarded skeptically. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]