WoRMS taxon details

Pteraster acicula (Downey, 1970)

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

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

Downey, M. E. (1970). Marsipaster acicula, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [details]   
Holotype  USNM 18416  
Holotype [from synonym] USNM 18416 [view taxon]
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 2018-09-19
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-10-25 03:22:57Z
changed

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

original description Downey, M. E. (1970). Marsipaster acicula, new species (Echinodermata; Asteroidea) from the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 83: 309-312., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107535#page/351/mode/1up
page(s): 309 [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 Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [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  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype [from synonym] USNM 18416 [view taxon]
Paratype [from synonym] USNM 10447 [view taxon]