WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMidgardia Downey, 1972

178259

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178259

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMidgardia xandaros Downey, 1972 (type by monotypy)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Downey, M.E. (1972). Midgardia xandaros, new genus, new species, A large brisingid starfish from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 84(48: 421-426. [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Midgardia Downey, 1972. 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=178259 on 2017-11-19

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2005-07-29 11:05:05Z
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2006-04-19 09:58:39Z
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2008-10-18 04:20:59Z
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original description Downey, M.E. (1972). Midgardia xandaros, new genus, new species, A large brisingid starfish from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 84(48: 421-426. [details]   

basis of record 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]