WoRMS name details

Oreaster occidentalis Verrill, 1867

378456  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378456)

 unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 2. Notes on the echinoderms of Panama and the west coast of America, with descriptions of a new genus. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1(2): 251-322., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264#page/261/mode/1up
page(s): 278 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2020). World Asteroidea Database. Oreaster occidentalis Verrill, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=378456 on 2020-02-17
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 2. Notes on the echinoderms of Panama and the west coast of America, with descriptions of a new genus. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1(2): 251-322., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264#page/261/mode/1up
page(s): 278 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Validity Thought to be a synonym of Pentaceraster cumingi (Gray, 1840) by Doderlein (1936) but treated as a valid species of Oreaster by H.L. Clark (1940) [although without reference to Doderlein] followed by Caso (1961) [details]