WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)

213286

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213286

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster muricatus (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864 (Synonym accoridng ot Doderlein (1916))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros reinhartdi (Lutken, 1864) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: red on pink or grey...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830). 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=213286 on 2017-11-20

Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 277 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864) Lütken, C. (1864). Kritiske Bemaerkniger om forsjellige Søstjerne (Asteriderne), med Beskrivelse af nogle nye Arter. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1864(8-12): 123-169., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110778#page/519/mode/1up
page(s): 159 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias lincki de Blainville, 1830) de Blainville H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. Paris, 1830. 60 : 1-546., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81598#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 219 [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 Bell, F.J. (1884). Echinodermata. In: R.W. Coppinger (ed): Report on the Zoological Collections made in the indo-pacific Ocean during the voyage of HMS Alert, 1881-2. London. [details]   

additional source Simpson J.J. & R.N.R. Brown (1910). Asteroidea of Portugese East Africa. Proc. R. phys. Soc. Edinburgh 18: 45-60. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840) 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublication date Year of description 1834 in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: unknown. Holotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) No. 5556 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
P. linckii in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola kossmanni Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola oreastriphilus Kossmann, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes tumidulus Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola kossmanni (Humes & Ho, 1967) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola pichoni (Humes & Ho, 1966) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)