WoRMS name details

Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840)

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

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Note 'Isle de France' (Mauritius) (A.M. Clark, 1993).  
Type locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius) (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). 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 2018-04-25
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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source of synonymy 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 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]