WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster superbus (Möbius, 1859) 
AphiaID: 213326

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster Döderlein, 1916
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster productus Bell, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster superbus Möbius, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros indicus Koehler, 1910
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros productus (Bell, 1884)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros superbus Sladen, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros tuberata Sladen, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster bengalensis Döderlein, 1916 (A variety of P. superbus according to Doderlein (1936).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster indicus Döderlein, 1916 (A variety of P. superbus according to Doderlein (1936).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraster productus Döderlein, 1916 (A synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Sources  original description Möbius,K. (1859). Neue Seesterne des Hamburger und Ieler Museums. Abhandlungen und Verhandlungen. Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein in Hamburg 4(2). 14 p.  [details]

[show all]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola oreastriphilus Kossmann, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes tumidulus Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, Philippines, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, inner continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, (?Indo)-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 25-55 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype in Zoologisches Museum für Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany) No. 3742. Type locality: Sumatra, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213326
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Poraster superbus (Möbius, 1859). In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213326 on 2014-10-01
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License