WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Say, 1825

123784  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123784)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus THIS NAME IS NOT A PROPER SPECIES. It might be...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus THIS NAME IS NOT A PROPER SPECIES. It might be deleted since this record exists as a re-direct for Asterias spinosa which is a synonym of Asterias rubens according to Clark &n Downey 1992 [details]
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Asterias spinosa Say, 1825. 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=123784 on 2017-12-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-01-04 23:59:34Z
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original description 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]   

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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy A junior homonym of A. spinosa Pennant, 1777 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus THIS NAME IS NOT A PROPER SPECIES. It might be deleted since this record exists as a re-direct for Asterias spinosa which is a synonym of Asterias rubens according to Clark &n Downey 1992 [details]