WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)

125230

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125230

accepted
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Op. 984, ICZN  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Op. 984, ICZN [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Clark & Downey (1992) distinguish two...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Clark & Downey (1992) distinguish two subspecies: L. muelleri muelleri has stouter arms and longer spines and occurs from Norway to the Shetlands; L. muelleri celtica has slightly tapering arms, shorter and rougher spines, and has been found in eastern Scotland and Northern Ireland. [details]
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846). 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=125230 on 2017-11-20

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)) Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion mülleri M. Sars, 1846) Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846) Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [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 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 editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846) Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846) Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)) 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 editorAsteracanthion mülleri M. Sars, 1846) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Op. 984, ICZN [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Clark & Downey (1992) distinguish two subspecies: L. muelleri muelleri has stouter arms and longer spines and occurs from Norway to the Shetlands; L. muelleri celtica has slightly tapering arms, shorter and rougher spines, and has been found in eastern Scotland and Northern Ireland. [details]
 

Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]