WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetrodiridae Sladen, 1889

293263

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:293263

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Metrodira placed into Echinasteridae by Blake (1980). Metrodiridae sunk into Echinasteridae.)
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889. 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=293263 on 2017-11-18

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original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   

basis of record Blake, D.B. (1980). On the affinites of three small sea-star families. Journal of Natural History 14: 163-182 [details]