WoRMS taxon details

Leiaster glaber Peters, 1852

213310  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213310)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Peters, W. (1852). Ubersicht der Seesterne (Asteridae) von Mossambique. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Konigl.Preuss.Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1852: 177-178., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41528#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 177 [details]   
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular pink markings on arms, madreporite and patch at tip of each arm purple, adoral...  
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular pink markings on arms, madreporite and patch at tip of each arm purple, adoral surface has pink border along the furrow which merges with pink areas aborally (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in bay of Bengal and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leiaster glaber Peters, 1852. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213310 on 2018-06-20
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-19 23:51:53Z
changed

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original description Peters, W. (1852). Ubersicht der Seesterne (Asteridae) von Mossambique. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Konigl.Preuss.Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1852: 177-178., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41528#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 177 [details]   

original description  (ofLeiaster callipeplus Fisher, 1906) Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130., available online at http://fishbull.noaa.gov/23-3/fisher1.pdf
page(s): 1 083 [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: burgundy with irregular pink markings on arms, madreporite and patch at tip of each arm purple, adoral surface has pink border along the furrow which merges with pink areas aborally (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in bay of Bengal and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]