WoRMS taxon details

Eremicaster Fisher, 1905

178725  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178725)

accepted
Genus
Species Eremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883)
Species Eremicaster pacificus (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Eremicaster vicinus Ludwig, 1907

Species Eremicaster gracilis (Sladen, 1883) accepted as Eremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (Synonym according to Belyaev (1958), Madsen (1961))
Species Eremicaster tenebrarius (Fisher, 1905) accepted as Eremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (Synonym according to Belyaev (1958))
Species Eremicaster waltherii (Ludwig, 1905) accepted as Eremicaster 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. <em>Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries.</em> 24: 291-320., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81095#page/383/mode/1up
page(s): 293 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Eremicaster Fisher, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178725 on 2018-11-15
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2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
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Aracina, Claudia
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z
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original description Fisher, W. K. (1905). New starfishes from deep water off California and Alaska. <em>Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). <i> Echinoderm Studies,</i> 3: pp. 225-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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]   

new combination reference Ludwig H. (1907). Diagnosen neuer Tiefsee-Seesterne aus der Familie der Porcellanasteriden. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 31: 312-319., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30257204
page(s): 317 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Remark Type species: Porcellanaster (Eremicaster) tenebrarius Fisher, 1905 (=Eremicaster crassus (Sladen 1883)). [details]