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Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)

213286  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213286)

accepted
Species
Oreaster muricatus (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Oreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864 (Synonym accoridng ot Doderlein (1916))
Pentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Pentaceros reinhartdi (Lutken, 1864) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or...  
Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213286 on 2018-05-26
Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
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original description  (ofPentaceros muricatus 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): 277 [details]   

original description  (ofOreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864) Lütken, C. (1864). Kritiske Bemaerkniger om forsjellige Søstjerne (Asteriderne), med Beskrivelse af nogle nye Arter. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1864(8-12): 123-169., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110778#page/519/mode/1up
page(s): 159 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias lincki de Blainville, 1830) de Blainville H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. Paris, 1830. 60 : 1-546., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81598#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 219 [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 Bell, F.J. (1884). Echinodermata. In: R.W. Coppinger (ed): Report on the Zoological Collections made in the indo-pacific Ocean during the voyage of HMS Alert, 1881-2. London. [details]   

additional source Simpson J.J. & R.N.R. Brown (1910). Asteroidea of Portugese East Africa. Proc. R. phys. Soc. Edinburgh 18: 45-60. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [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]   

source of synonymy  (ofOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofOreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830)) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840) Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11718319#page/413/mode/1up [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Publication date Year of description 1834 in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: unknown. Holotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) No. 5556 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
P. linckii in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

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