WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita schmideliana (Retzius, 1805)

212295  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212295)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Retzius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp.
page(s): 11 [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805) Retzius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp.
page(s): 11 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark grey background with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark grey background with small irregular pink patches mostly adjacent to black tubercles, madreporite some shade of orange being the same colour as the intertubercular areas at the arm tips.
Often with carapid fish commensal in stomach, sometimes with polynoid Gastrolepidia clavigera Schmarda, 1861 and usually with commensal shrimp Periclimenes soror Nobili (Palamonidae) (Humphreys, 1981). Habitat: in algae (Tortonese, 1951).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area and Ceylon (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 0-92 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Culcita schmideliana (Retzius, 1805). 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=212295 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
changed

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original description Retzius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp.
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805) Retzius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp.
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita schmideliana var. africana Döderlein, 1896) Döderlein, L. (1896). Bericht uber die von Herrn Professor Semon bei Amboina und Thursday Island gesammelten Asteroidea. Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena. 5: 301-326, plates 18-22., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121460#page/335/mode/1up
page(s): 315 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus studeri deLoriol, 1885) de Loriol, P. (1885). Catalogue raisonne des Echinodermes receuillis par M.V. de Robillard a l'Ile Maurice. 2. Stellerides. Memoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève. 29(4): 1-84., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111798#page/321/mode/1up
page(s): 49 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de. (1816). Asterie. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres. 2: 547-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/557/mode/1up
page(s): 554 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805) Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark grey background with small irregular pink patches mostly adjacent to black tubercles, madreporite some shade of orange being the same colour as the intertubercular areas at the arm tips.
Often with carapid fish commensal in stomach, sometimes with polynoid Gastrolepidia clavigera Schmarda, 1861 and usually with commensal shrimp Periclimenes soror Nobili (Palamonidae) (Humphreys, 1981). Habitat: in algae (Tortonese, 1951).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area and Ceylon (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 0-92 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola oreastriphilus Kossmann, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes tumidulus Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)