WoRMS taxon details

Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsteracanthion 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. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.</em> 6: 1-66, pls 1-3., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/73632
page(s): 14 [details]   
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to 44 degrees North latitude   
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to 44 degrees North latitude  [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158493 on 2018-12-14
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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2009-01-06 03:01:28Z
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original description  (ofAsteracanthion 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. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge.</em> 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. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to 44 degrees North latitude  [details]

Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]