WoRMS taxon details

Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)

178804  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178804)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsterias 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.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178804 on 2018-05-26
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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  (ofStylasterias 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  (ofOrthasterias 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  (ofAsterias 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 
 

Syntype [from synonym] MNHN EcAh 4634 [view taxon]
Syntype [from synonym] MNHN EcAh 4635 [view taxon]