WoRMS taxon details

Astropectinides Verrill, 1914

178675  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178675)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 321 [details]   
Status This genus though to be a synonym of Astropecten but now considered to be generically distinct by Downey.  
Status This genus though to be a synonym of Astropecten but now considered to be generically distinct by Downey. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Astropectinides Verrill, 1914. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178675 on 2018-12-12
Date
action
by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z
created
Aracina, Claudia
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z
changed

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original description Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 321 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Status This genus though to be a synonym of Astropecten but now considered to be generically distinct by Downey. [details]