WoRMS taxon details

Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)

123867  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123867)

accepted
Species
Astropecten acicularis Norman, 1865 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Astropecten hispidus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Astropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011
page(s): 61 [details]   
Type locality contained in Western Cape  
type locality contained in Western Cape [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Distribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth; lives buried in sand or muddy sand, all around the British Isles except for the...  
Distribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth; lives buried in sand or muddy sand, all around the British Isles except for the eastern and central parts of the English Channel. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123867 on 2018-11-15
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (ofAstropecten mülleri Müller & Troschel, 1844) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1844). Beschreibung neuer Asteriden. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 10(1), 178-185., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7088953#page/186/mode/1up
page(s): 181 [details]   

original description  (ofAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865) Norman, A. (1865). On the genera and species of British Echinodermata. Part1. Crinoidea, Ophiuroidea, Asteroidea. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> series 3, v.15, 98-129., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54289#page/112/mode/1up
page(s): 116 [details]   

original description  (ofAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883) Sladen, W.P. (1883) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. <i>Challenger</i> Expedition, pt. 2. Astropectinidae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 17: 214-269., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31628552
page(s): 259 [details]   

original description  (ofAstropecten hispidus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 73 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. <i>Synopses of the British fauna (new series)</i>, 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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Bipinnaria larva. Summer. [details]

Distribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth; lives buried in sand or muddy sand, all around the British Isles except for the eastern and central parts of the English Channel. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian ylli deti i rërave  [details]
Dutch kleine kamsterkamster  [details]
English sand star  [details]
French étoile-peigne  [details]
German nordischer Kammstern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kamsjøstjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kamsjøstjerne  [details]
Swedish kamsjöstjärna  [details]