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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia Gray, 1840

206117  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206117)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 286 [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Gomophia Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206117 on 2017-12-12

Date
action
by
1999-09-04 22:25:11Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z
changed

original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 286 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Gomophia egyptiaca Gray 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Clark (1954).
The concept of the genus is expanded in Rowe & Gates (1995) to include species formerly included in Nardoa-Nardoa mamillifera Livingstone, 1930, Nardoa rosea H.L. Clark, 1921 and Nardoa sphenisci A.M. Clark, 1967- but in which superomarginal plates alternate in two sizes along the ray; taxonomy under review by Rowe, F.W.E. and Marsh, L.M. [details]
 



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