WoRMS taxon details

Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bruzelius, A.J. (1805). <i>Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum</i>. Lundae. 37 pp., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 11 [details]   

(ofAsterias schmideliana Bruzelius, 1805) Bruzelius, A.J. (1805). <i>Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum</i>. Lundae. 37 pp., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 11 [details]   
Note unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status...  
From other sources
Type locality unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Description Colour in life: dark grey background with small irregular pink patches mostly adjacent to black tubercles, madreporite some...  
Description 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.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212295 on 2018-11-18
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
2018-01-30 01:51:35Z
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original description Bruzelius, A.J. (1805). <i>Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum</i>. Lundae. 37 pp., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias schmideliana Bruzelius, 1805) Bruzelius, A.J. (1805). <i>Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum</i>. Lundae. 37 pp., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 11 [details]   

original description  (ofCulcita schmideliana var. africana Döderlein, 1896) Döderlein, L. (1896). Bericht uber die von Herrn Professor Semon bei Amboina und Thursday Island gesammelten Asteroidea. <em>Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena.</em> 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  (ofGoniodiscus studeri deLoriol, 1885) de Loriol, P. (1885). Catalogue raisonne des Echinodermes receuillis par M.V. de Robillard a l'Ile Maurice. 2. Stellerides. <em>Memoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève.</em> 29(4): 1-84., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111798#page/321/mode/1up
page(s): 49 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de. (1816). Asterie. <em>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres.</em> 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. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Type locality unknown ("Magellan Sea"). Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]