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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 212298

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita Agassiz, 1836
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenea spinulosa (Gray, 1847) (A synonym according to Goto (1914))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita arenosa Perrier, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita grex Müller & Troschel, 1842 (validity doubtful according to Doderlein, (1896))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae f. nesiotis Fisher, 1925
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae f. novaeguineae Muller & Troschel, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. acutispinosa Bell, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. arenosa Perrier, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. plana Hartlaub, 1892
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. typica Doderlein, 1896
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pentagularis Gray, 1847 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pentangularis Gray, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita plana Hartlaub, 1892
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pulverulenta Perrier, 1869 (A synonym of Perrier (1875))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster multiporum Hoffman in Rowe, 1974 (A synonym according to Rowe)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster sebae (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Goto (1914))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscides sebae (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (A synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus sebae Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria philippinensis Domantay & Roxas, 1938 (Synonym according to A.H. Clark (1949))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHosia spinulosa Gray, 1847 (A synonym according to Koehler (1910))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster spinulosus (Gray, 1847) (Synonym according to Goto (1914))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRandasia granulata Gray, 1847
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcushion star  [details]
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taxa (6)

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae f. nesiotis Fisher, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae f. novaeguineae Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. acutispinosa Bell, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. arenosa Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. plana Hartlaub, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. typica Doderlein, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHawaiian Islands [details]
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroxynus culcitae Humes, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola oreastriphilus Kossmann, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola parvulipes Humes, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (12 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Marshall Islands, Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, Guam, Seleo Island, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. And Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical, east Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from Lakshadweep (India) to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: New Guinea. Syntypes in Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden (Netherlands) [formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie] No. 611 and 1300 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Specie spelled as 'novae-guineae' in Clark (1954). [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Culcita size range
Culcita size range
Culcita novaeguineae
Culcita novaeguineae
Culcita novaeguineae and Culcita schmideliana
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212298
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-01-31 14:17:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Culcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212298 on 2014-09-22
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