WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)

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

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hispidus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Cape  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Western Cape [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth; lives...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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.; Hansson, H. (2008). Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777). 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=123867 on 2017-12-17

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865) Norman, A. (1865). On the genera and species of British Echinodermata. Part1. Crinoidea, Ophiuroidea, Asteroidea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten mülleri Müller & Troschel, 1844) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1844). Beschreibung neuer Asteriden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 10(1), 178-185., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7088953#page/186/mode/1up
page(s): 181 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883) Sladen, W.P. (1883) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hispidus 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): 73 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten mülleri Müller & Troschel, 1844) 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 editorAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865) 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]   

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Bipinnaria larva. Summer. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 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]
 

Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuterpina acutifrons (Dana, 1847) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorylli deti i rërave  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine kamsterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamster  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsand star  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile-peigne  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordischer Kammstern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjøstjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjøstjerne  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjöstjärna  [details]