WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847

213110

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213110

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 75 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Asterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847. 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=213110 on 2017-11-17

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z
changed

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original description Gray J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 75 [details]   

source of synonymy Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In family Oreasteridae in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: Gray gives no locality; Perrier (1875)says that it is from NE China, which seems highly improbable (Clark & Rowe, 1971).
Type species of the genus Asterodiscus Gray, 1847 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes supplicans Humes, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)