WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879

146053

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146053

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911))
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Smith, E.A. (1879). Echinodermata. (Collections from Kerguelen Island). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 168: 270-281., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23850585#page/286/mode/1up
page(s): 271, 277 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879. 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=146053 on 2017-11-21

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-10-15 05:25:22Z
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original description Smith, E.A. (1879). Echinodermata. (Collections from Kerguelen Island). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 168: 270-281., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23850585#page/286/mode/1up
page(s): 271, 277 [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 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy This name was emended from Leptychaster Smith, 1876, with type species L. kerguelenensis Smith 1876, but emendment was unjustified so essentially a synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911).  [details]