WoRMS taxon details

Pteraster acicula (Downey, 1970)

124143  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124143)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Downey, M. E. (1970). <i>Marsipaster acicula</i>, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   

(ofMarsipaster acicula Downey, 1970) Downey, M. E. (1970). <i>Marsipaster acicula</i>, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 18416  
Holotype USNM 18416
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Pteraster acicula (Downey, 1970). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124143 on 2018-12-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-10-25 03:22:57Z
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original description Downey, M. E. (1970). <i>Marsipaster acicula</i>, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   

original description  (ofMarsipaster acicula Downey, 1970) Downey, M. E. (1970). <i>Marsipaster acicula</i>, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   

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 Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota.</em> Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype USNM 18416
Paratype USNM 10447