WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten longipes Gray, 1840

213244  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213244)

nomen dubium
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 182 [details]   
Mah, C. (2009). Astropecten longipes Gray, 1840. 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=213244 on 2017-12-14

Date
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1999-07-17 16:17:22Z
created
2000-07-20 06:55:28Z
changed
2008-10-22 01:37:08Z
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2009-01-11 20:59:00Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 182 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Subgenus Astropus; type species of Astropus. Type locality: Mauritius. Assumed by Sladen (1889) and Döderlein (1917) to be conspecific with Asterias longipes Retzius, 1805, making Astropus a synonym of Chaetaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. Not so according to A.M. Clark (1993). The holotype could not be traced in the British Museum. Status of the species not clear. [details]