WoRMS name details

Dendraster mexicanus H.L. Clark, 1948

513217  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:513217)

 unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, H. L. 1948. A report of the echini of the warmer eastern Pacific, based on the collection of the Velero III. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 8, ii-xii, 225-352., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5512986#page/259/mode/1up
page(s): 313, 317; pl. 51: figs 37-39 [details]   
Type locality contained in Bahía del Rosario  
type locality contained in Bahía del Rosario [details]
Note Bahía Rosario, Baja California,...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Bahía Rosario, Baja California, Mexico [details]
Type material Holotype: LACM 37-11.5; Paratypes: LACM 37-11.6, CASIZ 029950.
CASIZ = California Academi of Sciences, Invertebrate collection, San Francisco, California, USA
LACM = Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA [details]
Distribution Early California, U.S.A.  
Distribution Early California, U.S.A. [details]

Status Durham et al. (1980) were the first to recognize that H.L. Clark's (1948) D. mexicanus and D. rugosus were identical with...  
Status Durham et al. (1980) were the first to recognize that H.L. Clark's (1948) D. mexicanus and D. rugosus were identical with Grant and Hertlein's (1938) fossil D. vizcainoensis. Diagnostic characters to separate these species were found to be unreliable (see Mooi, 1997: p. 264-265). [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Dendraster mexicanus H.L. Clark, 1948. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=513217 on 2018-02-18
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original description Clark, H. L. 1948. A report of the echini of the warmer eastern Pacific, based on the collection of the Velero III. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 8, ii-xii, 225-352., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5512986#page/259/mode/1up
page(s): 313, 317; pl. 51: figs 37-39 [details]   

basis of record Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 68 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 385 [details]   

status source Mooi, R. 1997. Sand dollars of the genus Dendraster (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida): Phylogenetic systematics, heterochrony, and distribution of extant species. Bulletin of Marine Science 61, 343-375.
page(s): 362-365 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Early California, U.S.A. [details]

Status Durham et al. (1980) were the first to recognize that H.L. Clark's (1948) D. mexicanus and D. rugosus were identical with Grant and Hertlein's (1938) fossil D. vizcainoensis. Diagnostic characters to separate these species were found to be unreliable (see Mooi, 1997: p. 264-265). [details]

Type locality Bahía Rosario, Baja California, Mexico [details]

Type material Holotype: LACM 37-11.5; Paratypes: LACM 37-11.6, CASIZ 029950.
CASIZ = California Academi of Sciences, Invertebrate collection, San Francisco, California, USA
LACM = Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA [details]