WoRMS taxon details

Circeaster americanus (A.H. Clark, 1916)

178094  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178094)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Lydiaster americanus A.H. Clark, 1916) Clark, A.H. (1916). A new starfish (<i>Lydiaster americanus</i>) from the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 6: 141-144 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Circeaster americanus (A.H. Clark, 1916). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178094 on 2019-12-14
Date
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2005-07-28 06:51:10Z
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2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
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original description  (of Circeaster occidentalis H.L. Clark, 1941) Clark, H. L. (1941). Reports on the scientific results of the Atlantis expeditions to the West Indies, under the joint auspices of the University of Havana and Harvard University. The Echinoderms (other than holothurians). <em>Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural.</em> 15(1): 1-154, 10 plates.
page(s): 46 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Lydiaster americanus A.H. Clark, 1916) Clark, A.H. (1916). A new starfish (<i>Lydiaster americanus</i>) from the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 6: 141-144 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record 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 Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2006). Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the deep-sea goniasterid, <i>Circeaster</i> (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) including descriptions of six new species. Zoosystema. 28(4): 917-954., available online at http://web.archive.org/web/20120905182856/http://www.mnhn.fr/museum/front/medias/publication/9248_z06n4a5.pdf [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota.</em> Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]