WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpheraster alaminos Downey, 1971

178777  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178777)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Downey, M. E. (1971). Ampheraster alaminos, a new species of the family Asteriidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 84(6): 51-54., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107519#page/71/mode/1up [details]   
Mah, C. (2010). Ampheraster alaminos Downey, 1971. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178777 on 2017-12-14

Date
action
by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
created
Aracina, Claudia
2007-12-29 02:37:08Z
changed
2010-02-13 05:01:06Z
changed

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original description Downey, M. E. (1971). Ampheraster alaminos, a new species of the family Asteriidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 84(6): 51-54., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107519#page/71/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]   

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