WoRMS name details

Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

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

alternate representation
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
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 2018-07-17
Date
action
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2008-02-01 08:45:38Z
created
2009-01-03 23:20:49Z
changed

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original description  (ofAsterias minuta Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O. (1780). Fauna Groenlandica: systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quod nomen specificium. Hafniae et Lipsiae: Copenhagen, Denmark. XVI, 452, [2] f. pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48073#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 370 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofLeptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark, A.H., 1940) Clark, A.H. (1940). Echinoderms from Greenland Collected by Capt Robert A. Bartlett. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 89: 425-433, 2 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32570#page/519/mode/1up
page(s): 430 [details]   

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]