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Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)

178787  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178787)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   
Note 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland...  
From other sources
Type locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland (Australia)'. [details]
Description According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia....  
Description According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia. The British Museum record from the South Pacific is based on the 'Challenge' specimen determined as Asterias gemmifera (a South American species) by Sladen. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178787 on 2018-02-19
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2005-08-05 07:22:50Z
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Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-28 23:54:02Z
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2010-02-13 05:01:06Z
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original description  (ofAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 47; note: Although listed as Cuvier in A.M. Clark's list, this species is listed as Valenciennes in Perrier (1875) [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 179 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthion jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 47 [details]   

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

additional source Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

new combination reference  (ofAsteracanthion calamaria (Gray, 1840)) Dujardin, M.F. and Hupe, M. H. (1862). Histoire naturelle des zoophytes échinodermes : comprenant la description des crinoïdes, des ophiurides, des astérides, des échinides et des holothurides. Paris: Libraire Encyclopedique de Roret. 627 pages, 10 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40564#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 339 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia. The British Museum record from the South Pacific is based on the 'Challenge' specimen determined as Asterias gemmifera (a South American species) by Sladen. [details]

Type locality 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland (Australia)'. [details]
 

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