WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arctica Murdoch, 1885

379066  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379066)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Murdoch, J. (1885). Marine invertebrates. (Exclusive of mollusks). In: Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska. Washington,. pt. 4, Nat. hist. pp. 136-176, 2 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76077#page/194/mode/1up
page(s): 159 [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Asterias arctica Murdoch, 1885. 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=379066 on 2017-12-12

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original description Murdoch, J. (1885). Marine invertebrates. (Exclusive of mollusks). In: Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska. Washington,. pt. 4, Nat. hist. pp. 136-176, 2 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76077#page/194/mode/1up
page(s): 159 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOriginal description Specimens of this species were identified based on individuals from the North Pacific Exploring Expedition and labeled in Dr. Stimpson's handwriting as Asterias arctica var. a. No other published description of this species was found. Murdoch named as Asterias but identified in his description as Leptasterias [details]