WoRMS taxon details

Pentaceraster multispinus (von Martens, 1866)

213123  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213123)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Oreaster muricatus var. multispina von Martens, 1866) von Martens. (1866). Ueber ostasiatische Echinodermen. 3. Seesterne des Indischen Archipels. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 32(1): 57-92., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7060827
page(s): 79 [details]   
Distribution Distribution: Indonesia, NW Australia.
Also distributed in Ceylon and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe &...  
Distribution Distribution: Indonesia, NW Australia.
Also distributed in Ceylon and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indian Ocean (?Ceylon), depth range 0-3 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Pentaceraster multispinus (von Martens, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213123 on 2021-02-28
Date
action
by
1999-09-07 19:54:12Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
changed
2020-04-17 06:21:22Z
changed

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original description  (of Pentaceros grayi (Bell, 1884)) Bell, F. J. (1884). Contributions to the Systematic Arrangement of the Asteroidea.-II. The Species of <i>Oreaster</i>. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 52(1), 57-87., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30826337#page/99/mode/1up
page(s): 83 [details]   

original description  (of Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884) Bell, F. J. (1884). Contributions to the Systematic Arrangement of the Asteroidea.-II. The Species of <i>Oreaster</i>. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 52(1), 57-87., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30826337#page/99/mode/1up
page(s): 83 [details]   

original description  (of Oreaster hedemanni Lutken, 1871) Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening.</em> 1871: 227-304., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35853627
page(s): 255 [details]   

original description  (of Pentaceraster crassimana Döderlein, 1936) Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11718319#page/413/mode/1up
page(s): 339 [details]   

original description  (of Pentaceraster multispinus f. crassimana Doderlein, 1936) Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11718319#page/413/mode/1up
page(s): 339 [details]   

original description  (of Oreaster muricatus var. multispina von Martens, 1866) von Martens. (1866). Ueber ostasiatische Echinodermen. 3. Seesterne des Indischen Archipels. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 32(1): 57-92., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7060827
page(s): 79 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 4: 187-366. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rowe, F. W. E.; Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. <em>In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia'.</em> 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne). [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Indonesia, NW Australia.
Also distributed in Ceylon and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, east Indian Ocean (?Ceylon), depth range 0-3 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype ?Holotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) No. 1381. Type locality: Flores, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]