WoRMS taxon details

Podosphaeraster A.M. Clark in Clark & Wright, 1962

123327  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123327)

accepted
Genus
Podosphaeraster polyplax A. M. Clark, 1962 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, A. M.; Wright, C. W. (1962). A new genus and species of recent starfishes belonging to the aberrant family Sphaerasteridae, with notes on the possible origin and affinities of the family. <em>Annals of the Magzine of Natural History.</em> 13(5): 243-251.
page(s): 16 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Podosphaeraster A.M. Clark in Clark & Wright, 1962. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123327 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z
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original description Clark, A. M.; Wright, C. W. (1962). A new genus and species of recent starfishes belonging to the aberrant family Sphaerasteridae, with notes on the possible origin and affinities of the family. <em>Annals of the Magzine of Natural History.</em> 13(5): 243-251.
page(s): 16 [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 Fujita, T. and F.W.E. Rowe. (2002). Podospherasteridae fam. Nov. (Echinodermata: Asteroidea: Valvatida) with a new species, <i>Podospheraster toyoshiomaruae</i> from Southern Japan. Species Diversity 7: 317-332., available online at http://ci.nii.ac.jp/naid/110002344116/en [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E. and D. Nichols. (1980). A new species of <i>Podosphaeraster</i> Clark and Wright, 1962 (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Pacific. Micronesica 16(2): 289-295. [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Am├ęziane, 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]