WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758

123776

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123776

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not recorded for Mediterranean  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not recorded for Mediterranean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles [details]
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2011). Asterias rubens. 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=123776 on 2017-11-19

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2009-01-04 05:20:04Z
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2011-09-27 16:38:31Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761) Linnaeus, C. (1761). Fauna Suecica sistens Animalia Sueciae Regni: Mammalia, Aves, Amphibia, Pisces, Insecta, Vermes. Distributa per Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Differentiis Specierum, Synonymis Auctorum, Nominibus Incolarum, Locis Natalium, Descriptionibus insectorum. Editio altera, auctior. Stockholmiae: L. Salvii, 48 + 578 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100333 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 347 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion violaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthium distichum Brandt, 1851) Brandt, J.F. (1851). Bemerkungen uber die Asteriden und Echiniden Ochtskischen, Kamtschatischen und Behringschen Meeres. A. Th. v. Middendorff, Reise in den aussersten Norden and Osten Sibiriens, etc.,. vol. 2, pt. 1; Echinodermen, Ddr. F. Brandt und E. Grube pp. 27-34., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114010#page/41/mode/1up
page(s): 31 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias attenuata Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 477 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias murrayi Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 478 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Leptasterias) stimpsoni Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 349 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens var. attenuata Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 477 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Say, 1825) Say, T. (1825). On the species of the Linnaean genus Asterias inhabiting the coast of the U.S. Journal of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia. 5, 141-154., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24657187
page(s): 142 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias holsatica Retzius, 1805) Retzius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp.
page(s): 22 [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 Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf
page(s): 313 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Meric, E.; Verlaque, M.; Galli, P.; Boudouresque, C.; Giangrande, A.; Cinar, M.; Bilecenoglu, M. (2008). Additions to the annotated list of marine alien biota in the Mediterranean with special emphasis on Foraminifera and Parasites. Mediterranean Marine Science. 9(1): 119-165., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.146 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Say, 1825) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens violacea O.F. Müller, 1776) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Agassiz, A. (1866). On the embryology of Asteracanthion berylinus Ag. and a species allied to A. rubens M.T. A. pallidus, Ag. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. April 14, 6: 106-114 plus folding plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/22221#page/112/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 17 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias holsatica Retzius, 1805) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777) 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]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorUraster rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. London; John Van Voorst. 267 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18506#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 83 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias distichum (Brandt, 1851)) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellonia rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Nardo, J.D. (1834). De Asteriis. Isis von Oken. 1834: 716-717., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87984#page/388/mode/1up
page(s): 716 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Turkish part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Turkish part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Bosporus (Strait) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Planktonic bipinnaria and brachilaria larva. Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not recorded for Mediterranean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

Feeding Type
predator [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius dubius Sars G.O., 1918 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScottomyzon gibberum (T. & A. Scott, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeesterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone zeester  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon starfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon sea star  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPunameritähti  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile de mer communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile de merUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorastérie boréale communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorastérie  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner Seestern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvanlig korstroll  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvanleg krosstroll  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorestrella de mar  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvanlig sjöstjärna  [details]