WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendraster excentricus elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935

569867

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:569867

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Subspecies
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Clark, H. L. 1935. Some New Echinoderms from California. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 10th Series 15, 120-129.
page(s): 122-125 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by Mortensen (1948) or any subsequent worker to be a valid taxon [...]. It is not consistent to name a subspecies based on slight changes in length to width ration without also naming new taxa on the basis of many other features that can vary as much, if not more than test width. [details]
Kroh, A. (2013). Dendraster excentricus elongatus. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=569867 on 2017-11-19

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original description Clark, H. L. 1935. Some New Echinoderms from California. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 10th Series 15, 120-129.
page(s): 122-125 [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): 382-385 [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): 351, 362 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by Mortensen (1948) or any subsequent worker to be a valid taxon [...]. It is not consistent to name a subspecies based on slight changes in length to width ration without also naming new taxa on the basis of many other features that can vary as much, if not more than test width. [details]