WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten alligator Perrier, 1881

178645  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178645)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nuttingi Verrill, 1915 (Synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992: 28))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 30 [details]   
Mah, C. (2009). Astropecten alligator Perrier, 1881. 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=178645 on 2017-12-15

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2005-08-04 07:50:58Z
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Aracina, Claudia
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original description Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 30 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nuttingi Verrill, 1915) Verrill, A. E. (1915). Report on the starfishes of the West Indies, Florida, and Brazil, including those obtained by the Bahama expedition from the University of Iowa in 1893. Bulletins form the Laboratories of Natural History. 7(1):1-232, 29 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44814#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 181 [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]   

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. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [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 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Possibly conspecific with A.nuttingi Verrill, 1915, according to Downey (1973). [details]