WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)

213289  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213289)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Goa, West coast of India. Type data: status...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Goa, West coast of India. Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: deep brown above with deep red...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: deep brown above with deep red tips to spines, tube feet fawn (Humphreys, 1981). Associated with live coral beds, sometimes taking shelter under stones close to the live colonies (Sastry, 1991).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific region, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, reef (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2009). Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=213289 on 2017-12-17

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
changed

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster echinus Gervais, 1841) Gervais, P. (1841). Astérie. Pp. 461-481 in: "Plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi" (eds) (1840-1841) Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différents êtres de la nature, ...; suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes. Supplément. Tome I. viii+527 pp., 20 pls. Ch. Pitoit, Paris., available online at https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=xJQ5AAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en&pg=GBS.PP11 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster pseudoplanci Caso, 1962) Caso, M.E. (1962). Estudios sobre asteridos de Mexico. Observaciones sobre especies Pacificas del genero Acanthaster y descripcion de una subespecies nueva Acanthaster ellisii pseudoplanci. Sobretiro de los Anales del Instituto de Biologia. 32(1+2): 313-331.
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellonia echinites L. Agassiz, 1836) Agassiz, L. (1836). Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences naturelles de Neuchâtel. 1, 168-199., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up
page(s): 192 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinus Gervais, 1841) Gervais, P. (1841). Astérie. Pp. 461-481 in: "Plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi" (eds) (1840-1841) Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des différents êtres de la nature, ...; suivi d'une biographie des plus célèbres naturalistes. Supplément. Tome I. viii+527 pp., 20 pls. Ch. Pitoit, Paris., available online at https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=xJQ5AAAAcAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en&pg=GBS.PP11 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster ellisi 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): 281 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster ellisi pseudoplanci Caso, 1962) Caso, M.E. (1962). Estudios sobre asteridos de Mexico. Observaciones sobre especies Pacificas del genero Acanthaster y descripcion de una subespecies nueva Acanthaster ellisii pseudoplanci. Sobretiro de los Anales del Instituto de Biologia. 32(1+2): 313-331.
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885) de Loriol, P. (1885). Catalogue raisonne des Echinodermes receuillis par M.V. de Robillard a l'Ile Maurice. 2. Stellerides. Memoires de la Société de physique et d'histoire naturelle de Genève. 29(4): 1-84., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/111798#page/321/mode/1up
page(s): 6 [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 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 Bell, F. J. 1909. Report on the echinoderma (other than holothurians) collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner in the western parts of the Indian Ocean. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2nd Series: Zoology 13, 17-22., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55291#page/35/mode/1up [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]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [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] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Meric, E.; Verlaque, M.; Galli, P.; Boudouresque, C.; Giangrande, A.; Cinar, M.; Bilecenoglu, M. (2008). Additions to the annotated list of marine alien biota in the Mediterranean with special emphasis on Foraminifera and Parasites. Mediterranean Marine Science. 9(1): 119-165., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.146 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) 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 editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758) 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 editorAcanthaster echinus Gervais, 1841) Fisher, W.K. (1919). Starfishes of the Philippine seas and adjacent waters. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 3(100): 1-547. 156 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32667#page/7/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885) 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 editorAcanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885) 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 regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in France (Nation) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: deep brown above with deep red tips to spines, tube feet fawn (Humphreys, 1981). Associated with live coral beds, sometimes taking shelter under stones close to the live colonies (Sastry, 1991).
Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Tuamotus, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific region, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, reef (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Goa, West coast of India. Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthessius alatus Humes & Stock, 1965 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMolucomes ovatus Kim I.H., 2007 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnychopygus impavidus Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola acanthasteris Humes, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes bisphaerulifer Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola acanthasteris (Humes, 1970) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrown-of-thorns  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオニヒトデ  [details]