WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster Fisher, 1905

178725 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178725)
accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster pacificus (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster vicinus Ludwig, 1907

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster gracilis (Sladen, 1883) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (Synonym according to Belyaev (1958), Madsen (1961))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster tenebrarius (Fisher, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (Synonym according to Belyaev (1958))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster waltherii (Ludwig, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (Synonym according to Belyaev (1985).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fisher, W. K. (1905). New starfishes from deep water off California and Alaska. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. 24: 291-320., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81095#page/383/mode/1up
page(s): 293 [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Eremicaster Fisher, 1905. 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=178725 on 2017-11-23

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2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
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Aracina, Claudia
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original description Fisher, W. K. (1905). New starfishes from deep water off California and Alaska. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. 24: 291-320., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81095#page/383/mode/1up
page(s): 293 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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]   

new combination reference Ludwig H. (1907). Diagnosen neuer Tiefsee-Seesterne aus der Familie der Porcellanasteriden. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 31: 312-319., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30257204
page(s): 317 [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Porcellanaster (Eremicaster) tenebrarius Fisher, 1905 (=Eremicaster crassus (Sladen 1883)). [details]