WoRMS name details

Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

292974  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292974)

alternate representation
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsteracanthion polaris Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292974 on 2018-09-23
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2008-02-01 08:45:38Z
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2009-01-03 23:20:49Z
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original description  (ofAsteracanthion polaris Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Huettmann, F. (2007). ArcOD species list by Falk Huettmann. provided on 2007-11-25. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]