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Asteroidea name details

Asterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847

213110  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213110)

 unaccepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 75 [details]   
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971).  
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Asterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213110 on 2018-05-23
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z
changed

original description Gray J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 75 [details]   

source of synonymy Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Remark In family Oreasteridae in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: Gray gives no locality; Perrier (1875)says that it is from NE China, which seems highly improbable (Clark & Rowe, 1971).
Type species of the genus Asterodiscus Gray, 1847 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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