WoRMS name details

Asterina cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

213129  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213129)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Distribution Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Okinawa, Seleo Island (Clark, 1954), Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). General...  
Distribution Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Okinawa, Seleo Island (Clark, 1954), Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). General distribution: tropical, west Pacific Ocean, Indo-Malayan Region. Depth range 0-70 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Asterina cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213129 on 2018-06-19
Date
action
by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-10 02:34:30Z
changed
2010-10-27 21:29:15Z
changed

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original description  (ofAsterina iranica Mortensen, 1940) Mortensen, T. (1940). Echinoderms from the Iranian Gulf. Asteroidea, Ophiuroidea, and Echinoidea. Danish Scientific Investigations in Iran. Part 2, 55-112, 14 figs, 2 pls.
page(s): 58, 111 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). 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 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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Okinawa, Seleo Island (Clark, 1954), Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). General distribution: tropical, west Pacific Ocean, Indo-Malayan Region. Depth range 0-70 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Type locality: Jakarta (as Batavia), Indonesia. Holotype in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Treated as a subspecie of Asterina burtoni in James & Pearse (1969). Sometimes erroneously referred to as A. cephea. Asterina cepheus (Valenciennes) in Ludwig (1899).Asterina cephea Valenciennes in Decary (1924).Asterina cephea (Müller & Troschel, 1842) in Clark (1954). [details]