WoRMS banner
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 178193

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster guildingi (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster lymani Nataf & Cherbonnier 1975
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster muelleri Duchassaing, 1850 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Sources  original description Gray, J. E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 284 [details]

[show all]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Helena [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAscension [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178193
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-29 10:12:16Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Ophidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840. 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=178193 on 2017-05-28
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License