WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)

123904 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123904)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873) Wyville Thomson C. (1873). The depths of the sea. London, Macmillan pp. 527: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55137#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 122-123, figs 17, 74 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873). 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=123904 on 2017-11-22

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-01-17 05:18:03Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873) Wyville Thomson C. (1873). The depths of the sea. London, Macmillan pp. 527: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55137#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 122-123, figs 17, 74 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923) Clark, H. L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum. 13(7): 221-435, 23 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up
page(s): 242 [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 Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopecten bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)) Perrier, E. (1885). Premiére note Préliminaire des les Echinodermes, recueillis durant les campagnes de dragages sous-marines du Travailleur et du Talisman. Annales des sciences naturelles, Zoologie. 22(8): 1-72., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/112110#page/379/mode/1up
page(s): 71 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923) 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 editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873) Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Dilman A.B. (2014). Deep-sea fauna of European seas: An annotated species check-list of benthic invertebrates living deeper than 2000 m in the seas bordering Europe. Asteroidea. Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.11. No.1: 25–42 [in English]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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