WoRMS taxon details

Pseudoreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816)

213530  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213530)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de. (1816). Asterie. <em>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres.</em> 2: 547-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/557/mode/1up
page(s): 556 [details]   
Description Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General...  
Description Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, endemic in Australia, depth range 0-9 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Pseudoreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213530 on 2018-10-18
Date
action
by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z
changed

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original description  (ofAsterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de. (1816). Asterie. <em>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres.</em> 2: 547-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/557/mode/1up
page(s): 556 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, endemic in Australia, depth range 0-9 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), the western Indian Ocean records neeed verification. [details]