WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)

178804

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accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias contorta Perrier, 1881) Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 1 [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Sclerasterias contorta. 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=178804 on 2017-11-18

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2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
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Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-26 05:08:28Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasterias subangulosa Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthasterias subangulosa Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias contorta Perrier, 1881) Perrier, E. (1881). Report on the Results of dredging in the Gulf of Mexico and in the Caribbean Sea, 1877-79, by the United States Coastal Survey Steamer Blake. 14. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 9: 1-31., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353244#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 1 [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 Fisher, W.K. (1924). The genus Sclerasterias Perrier. Bulletin de Institut Oceanographique, Monaco 414(3): 1-8 [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 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MNHN EcAh 4634 [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] MNHN EcAh 4635 [view taxon]