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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia multifora (Lamarck, 1816)

207607

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207607

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia costae Russo, 1893 (Probable synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia leachi Gray, 1840 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution European waters (ERMS scope)  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in European waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote 'les mers d'Europe'. Type data: status...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'les mers d'Europe'. Type data: status undetermined in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: background blue-green with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: background blue-green with deep blue markings, deep fawn with brown markings or pale fawn with purple markings, always paler adorally (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Marshall Islands, Gilbert Islands Tuamotus, Canton Island, Saipan (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China south Japan, south Pacific Is. And Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: circumtropical (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-46 m. (Rowe & Gates (1995) and Kalk (1958)); East coast of africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, coral reefs (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'les mers d'Europe'. Type data: status...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'les mers d'Europe'. Type data: status undetermined in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Linckia multifora (Lamarck, 1816). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207607 on 2017-11-19

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-22 04:26:17Z
changed


original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia costae Russo, 1893) Russo, A. (1893). Echinodermi raccolti nel Mar Rosso dagli Ufficiali della R. marina italiana. Bollettino della Società dei naturalisti in Napoli. 7: 159-163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30731#page/171/mode/1up
page(s): 163 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia leachi Gray, 1840) 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): 285 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia typus Gray, 1840) 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): 284 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias multifora Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.B.P.A. de. (1816). Asterie. Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertebres. 2: 547-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698#page/557/mode/1up
page(s): 565 [details]   

basis of record Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290. [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Williams, S.T. (2000). Species boundaries in the starfish genus Linckia. Marine Biology 136: 137-148. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster multiforis (Lamarck, 1816)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 31 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia typus Gray, 1840) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling with lapsi multiflora McKnight, 1972, multiforas Gray 1840 and multiforis von Martens, 1866 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Phylogeographic studies by Williams (2000) support L. multifora as a synonym of L. laevigata but others (e.g., F.W.E. Rowe) continue to insist it is distinct. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: background blue-green with deep blue markings, deep fawn with brown markings or pale fawn with purple markings, always paler adorally (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Marshall Islands, Gilbert Islands Tuamotus, Canton Island, Saipan (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China south Japan, south Pacific Is. And Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: circumtropical (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-46 m. (Rowe & Gates (1995) and Kalk (1958)); East coast of africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, coral reefs (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality 'les mers d'Europe'. Type data: status undetermined in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola caeruleus (Stebbing, 1900) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola flexilis Humes, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola novaecaledoniae Humes, 1976 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola pollex Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola thorelli Kossmann, 1877 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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