WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistina columbiae Gray, 1840

213323

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213323

accepted
Species
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
page(s): 283 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Ecology: benthic, inshore. General...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, western Indian Ocean (Mascarene Is.), west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-15 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Cistina columbiae 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=213323 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
1997-04-01 11:57:02Z
created
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-20 04:26:13Z
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
page(s): 283 [details]   

basis of record 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 Blake, D.B. (1978). The taxonomic position of the modern sea-star Cistina Gray, 1840. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 91(1): 234-241., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107593#page/256/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster sladeni de Loriol, 1893) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, western Indian Ocean (Mascarene Is.), west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-15 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark According to H.L. Clark (1921), syntypes initially in Natural History Museum, London (England) but apparently lost; according to Rowe & Gates (1995) possibly 2 syntypes in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1938.6.13.18-19. Type locality: west coast of Columbia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In Clark & Rowe (1971) placed in family Echinasteridae, and discuss improbability of Columbia being the type locality. [details]