WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)

178787  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178787)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland (Australia)'. [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia. The British Museum record from the South Pacific is based on the 'Challenge' specimen determined as Asterias gemmifera (a South American species) by Sladen. [details]
Mah, C. (2010). Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178787 on 2017-12-16

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2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
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Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-28 23:54:02Z
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2010-02-13 05:01:06Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 47; note: Although listed as Cuvier in A.M. Clark's list, this species is listed as Valenciennes in Perrier (1875) [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 47 [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 Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion calamaria (Gray, 1840)) Dujardin, M.F. and Hupe, M. H. (1862). Histoire naturelle des zoophytes échinodermes : comprenant la description des crinoïdes, des ophiurides, des astérides, des échinides et des holothurides. Paris: Libraire Encyclopedique de Roret. 627 pages, 10 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40564#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 339 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia. The British Museum record from the South Pacific is based on the 'Challenge' specimen determined as Asterias gemmifera (a South American species) by Sladen. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland (Australia)'. [details]