WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

378941 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378941)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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): 15 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion africanus 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): 15 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Reduced to a variety of glacialis by Mortensen...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Reduced to a variety of glacialis by Mortensen (1933) but a forma by A.M. Clark (1974) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus M. africana re-established as species by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus M. africana re-established as species by Wright et al. 2016 [details]
Mah, C. (2017). Marthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=378941 on 2017-11-23

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2008-12-29 02:59:07Z
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original description 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): 15 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion africanus 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): 15 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias africana Muller & 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): 15 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

status source Wright, A.G., Pérez-Portela R. and Griffiths C.L. (2016). Determining the correct identity of South African Marthasterias (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). African Journal of Marine Science. 38(3):., available online at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.2989/1814232X.2016.1222308 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion africanus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion africanus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Clark, A.M. (1974). Notes on some echinoderms from southern Africa. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology). 26(6): 423-487, 3 pls, 16 figs, 1 map, 3 tables., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19502#page/513/mode/1up [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion africanus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Reduced to a variety of glacialis by Mortensen (1933) but a forma by A.M. Clark (1974) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus M. africana re-established as species by Wright et al. 2016 [details]