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Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus sepositus (Retzius, 1783)

Echinaster sepositus mediterraneus Marchisio, 1896 (Synonym according to Tortonese (1981).)
Rhopia mediterranea Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus sepositus (Retzius, 1783). Accessed at: on 2020-08-09
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2009-01-22 02:48:17Z

original description  (of Rhopia mediterranea Gray, 1840) Gray, J.E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Echinaster sepositus mediterraneus Marchisio, 1896) Marchisio, P. (1896). Echinodermi del Golfo di Rapallo. <em>Bollettino dei musei di zoologia ed anatomia comparata della R. Universit√† di Torino.</em> 227: 1-4., available online at
page(s): 2 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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