WoRMS name details

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

718893  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:718893)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Variety
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands)  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands) [details]

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 var. elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935. 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=718893 on 2017-12-15

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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] 

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 editorDistribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands) [details]

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]