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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina burtoni Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 213130

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original designation)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina coronata Jangoux, 1973 (non A. coronata vonMartens 1866 = A. burtoni Gray 1840 according to Clark & Courtman-Stock (1976))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus wega Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

source of synonymy Sloan, N.A., A.M. Clark & J.D. Taylor (1979). The Echinoderms of Aldabra and their habitats. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool.) 37 (2): 81- 128. [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina burtoni burtoni Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquilonastra burtoni (Gray, 1840)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina burtoni cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquilonastra cepheus (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: deep pink centre to disc grading through white to light purple arm tips (Humphreys, 1981). Description: colour greenish brown, usually with darker blotches (one specimen is red); five armed (one specimen from Gesira with seven arms); single madreporite. Variable for morphological and physiological features (Tortonese, 1980).
Fissiparity rarely occurs in Somalia, although it is much more frequent in the Red Sea and other regions (Tortonese, 1980).
Also recorded in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W Indian, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon Bay of Bengal East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Red Sea. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213130
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-08 02:38:14Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2010-02-27 02:02:44Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterina burtoni Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213130 on 2014-09-16
  
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