WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatasterias Gray, 1871

368177 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:368177)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray J.E. (1871). Description of Platasterias, a new genus of Astropectinidae from Mexico. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1871: 136-137., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28553899#page/180/mode/1up
page(s): 136 [details]   
Mah, C. (2009). Platasterias Gray, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=368177 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
2008-10-13 03:21:31Z
created
2009-01-11 02:15:40Z
changed
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z
changed

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original description Gray J.E. (1871). Description of Platasterias, a new genus of Astropectinidae from Mexico. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1871: 136-137., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28553899#page/180/mode/1up
page(s): 136 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Formerly subgenus of Luidia. Fell (1963) raised to genus but treatment has not been used by subsequent workers-esp. following phylogenetic arguments associated with Platasterias[details]