WoRMS taxon details

Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)

158496  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158496)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 269 [details]   

Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 269 [details]   
Distribution lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south...  
Distribution lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras  [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158496 on 2018-09-22
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
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2008-10-27 04:55:02Z
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2017-01-20 06:11:28Z
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2017-06-19 16:23:34Z
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original description  (ofAsteracanthion flaccida A. Agassiz, 1864) Agassiz, A. (1864). On the Embryology of Echinoderms. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. vol. 9, part1: 1-30, 4 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/89404#page/2/mode/1up
page(s): 29; note: A manuscript name with NO description. Status clarified http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492331#page/357/mode/1up and by Fisher (1930) who summarized synonymy.  [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 269 [details]   

original description Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 269 [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 Gosner, 1977 [details]   

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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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 
 

From other sources
Distribution lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras  [details]

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