WoRMS name details

Pentagonaster semilunatus (von Martens, 1866)

213274  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213274)

 unaccepted (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Goniaster semilunatus von Martens, 1866) Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/65/mode/1up [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Pentagonaster semilunatus (von Martens, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213274 on 2019-07-18
Date
action
by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z
created
2000-07-20 06:55:28Z
changed
2008-12-16 03:48:43Z
changed

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original description  (of Goniaster semilunatus von Martens, 1866) Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/65/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). <i>Echinoderm Studies,</i> 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Remark Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority; pre-linnean; and places genus in separate family Pentagonasteridae. [details]