WoRMS name details

Archaster tenuis Bell, 1894

382051  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:382051)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Bell, F.J. (1894). On the Echinoderms collected during the voyage of H.M.S. <i>Penguin</i> and by H.M.S. <i>Egeria</i>, when surveying Macclesfield Bank. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Journal of London.</em> 392-413., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35990686
page(s): 402 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2020). World Asteroidea Database. Archaster tenuis Bell, 1894. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=382051 on 2020-08-13
Date
action
by
2009-01-31 14:17:57Z
created

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original description Bell, F.J. (1894). On the Echinoderms collected during the voyage of H.M.S. <i>Penguin</i> and by H.M.S. <i>Egeria</i>, when surveying Macclesfield Bank. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Journal of London.</em> 392-413., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35990686
page(s): 402 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Validity The holotype appears to be an Astropecten and is probably conspecific with A. eucenmis Fisher 1919 or A. luzonicus Fisher 1913. However the name tenuis hardly deserves to be revived and should be suppressed. [details]