WoRMS name details

Asterias distichum (Brandt, 1851)

379161  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379161)

 unaccepted (Synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Asterias distichum (Brandt, 1851). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=379161 on 2018-07-19
Date
action
by
2009-01-01 07:33:05Z
created
2017-01-09 17:12:47Z
changed
2017-01-10 08:00:06Z
changed

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original description  (ofAsteracanthium distichum Brandt, 1851) Brandt, J.F. (1851). Bemerkungen uber die Asteriden und Echiniden Ochtskischen, Kamtschatischen und Behringschen Meeres. A. Th. v. Middendorff, Reise in den aussersten Norden and Osten Sibiriens, etc.,. vol. 2, pt. 1; Echinodermen, Ddr. F. Brandt und E. Grube pp. 27-34., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114010#page/41/mode/1up
page(s): 31 [details]   

new combination reference 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]   
From editor or global species database
Synonymy could be identical with Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) according to Doderlein (1900) (from locality White Sea) but a synonym of Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 according to Fisher (1930). [details]