WoRMS name details

Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840)

213321  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213321)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Astropecten (Astropus) longipes Gray, 1840) Gray, J.E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 182 [details]   
Note 'Isle de France' (Mauritius) (A.M. Clark, 1993).  
Type locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius) (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213321 on 2019-07-20
Date
action
by
1999-09-06 22:25:52Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2009-01-31 14:17:57Z
changed

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original description  (of Astropecten (Astropus) longipes Gray, 1840) Gray, J.E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 182 [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 editor or global species database
Synonymy Though assumed by Sladen (1889) followed by Döderlein (1917) to be sonspecific with Asterias [=Chaetaster] longipes Retzius, 1805, several factors indicate that it was almost certainly a distinct new species of Gray, probably conspecific with Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977. Since ,i>Astropus longipes antedates both A. lorioli and A. mauritianus von Martens, 1866, formal suppression of the name Astropus longipes by the ICZN is desirable. [details]

From other sources
Type locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius) (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]