WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster purpureus (Gray, 1840)

213317

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accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCribrella fallax (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster fallax Muller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster vestitus Perrier, 1869 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOthilia purpurea Gray, 1840 (original combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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 [details]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOthilia purpurea 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): 282 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: golden brown to dark brown...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: golden brown to dark brown with large irregular brown markings transversely on arms (Humphreys, 1981).
General distribution: Red Sea and indian Ocean from Mozambique to the Bay of Bengal (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in Ceylon and Bay of Bengal (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Echinaster purpureus (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=213317 on 2017-11-21

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-26 02:45:00Z
changed

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original description 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 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster vestitus Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris. 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/49472#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 62 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster fallax Muller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 23 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOthilia purpurea 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): 282 [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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: golden brown to dark brown with large irregular brown markings transversely on arms (Humphreys, 1981).
General distribution: Red Sea and indian Ocean from Mozambique to the Bay of Bengal (Tortonese, 1980).
Also distributed in Ceylon and Bay of Bengal (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In subgenus (Othilia) in(Tortonese (1949). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres lilljeborgi Boeck, 1859 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres thorelli (Sars G.O., 1879) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBotulosoma endoarrhenum Carton, 1974 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetaxymolgus echinasteris Humes, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)