WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825)

178718  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178718)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vestita Say, 1825) Say, T. (1825). On the species of the Linnaean genus Asterias inhabiting the coast of the U.S. Journal of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia. 5, 141-154., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24657187
page(s): 143 [details]   
Mah, C. (2009). Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178718 on 2018-01-20

Date
action
by
2005-08-04 14:20:09Z
created
Aracina, Claudia
2009-01-17 21:50:33Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vestita Say, 1825) Say, T. (1825). On the species of the Linnaean genus Asterias inhabiting the coast of the U.S. Journal of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia. 5, 141-154., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24657187
page(s): 143 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSideriaster vestitus 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 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien