WoRMS taxon details

Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871)

213124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213124)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Distribution Also distributed in bay of Bengal, East Indies and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).  
Distribution Also distributed in bay of Bengal, East Indies and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west pacific ocean, depth range ?15-146 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213124 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
changed

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original description  (ofOreaster gracilis Lutken, 1871) Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1871: 227-304., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110780#page/258/mode/1up
page(s): 260 [details]   

original description  (ofPentaceros callimorphus Sladen, 1889) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 347 [details]   

original description  (ofPentaceros mertoni Koehler, 1910) Koehler, R. (1910). An account of the shallow-water Asteroidea. Echinoderma of the Indian Museum. Part 6: 1-192., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/194613#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPentaceros rouxi Koehler, 1910) Koehler, R. (1910). Astéries et Ophiures des iles Aru et Kei. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 33: 265-295., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37103253#page/297/mode/1up
page(s): 272 [details]   

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]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPentaceros gracilis (Lutken, 1871)) 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]   

new combination reference  (ofPentaceros gracilis (Lutken, 1871)) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 760 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPentaceros mertoni Koehler, 1910) Döderlein, L. (1916). Uber die Gattung Oreaster und verwandte. Zoologische Jahrbücher. 40: 409-440., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37614#page/473/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOreaster rouxi (Koehler, 1910)) 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 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution Also distributed in bay of Bengal, East Indies and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west pacific ocean, depth range ?15-146 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Type data: sttus undetermined in Zoologisches Museum für Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany). Type locality: 'Bowen Port', Queensland, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]