WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)

158493  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158493)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion littoralis Stimpson, 1853) Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632
page(s): 14 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to 44 degrees North latitude  [details]
Mah, C. (2009). Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853). 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=158493 on 2017-12-18

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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion littoralis Stimpson, 1853) Stimpson, W. (1853). Synopsis of the marine Invertebrata of Grand Manan: or the region about the mouth of the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge. 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632
page(s): 14 [details]   

basis of record Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 349 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to 44 degrees North latitude  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]