WoRMS taxon details

Marginaster Perrier, 1881

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

accepted
Genus
Marginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881 (type by subsequent designation)
Poranisca 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. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Marginaster Perrier, 1881. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123319 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
changed
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. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 16 [details]   

original description  (ofPoranisca Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Revision of some genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of a few new genera. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Validity 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
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]