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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) 
AphiaID: 123867

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillosida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciaca O.F. Mueller, 1776 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aurantiaca Forbes, 1841 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hispidus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten muelleri Müller & Troschel, 1844 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten muelleri Düben, 1845 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
Sources  basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine kamsterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamster  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsand star  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile-peigne  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornordischer Kammstern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjøstjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjøstjerne  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamsjöstjärna  [details]
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis pontoporeus Sladen, 1883
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis serratus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis pontoporaeus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis pontoporeus Sladen, 1883
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArcachon Bay [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Mediterranean part] [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMoroccan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]

Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (119 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Bipinnaria larva. Summer. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Sublittoral to more than 200 m depth; lives buried in sand or muddy sand, all around the British Isles except for the eastern and central parts of the English Channel. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123867
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-10-17 04:40:47Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777). In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123867 on 2014-04-17
  
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