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Leiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)

213308  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213308)

accepted
Species
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 [details]   

(ofOphidiaster 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): 284 [details]   
Note Mauritius (as 'Isle de France'). Holotype in...  
From other sources
Type locality Mauritius (as 'Isle de France'). Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1938.6.23.33 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Spelled L. leachi in Sastry (1991) and Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]
Description Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is....  
Description Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 2-183 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leiaster leachi (Gray, 1840). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213308 on 2018-06-21
Date
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by
1997-04-01 11:57:02Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-19 23:51:53Z
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2008-12-24 03:52:28Z
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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 [details]   

original description  (ofLeiaster brevispinus H.L. Clark, 1921) Clark, H. L. (1921). The echinoderm fauna of Torres Strait: its composition and its origin. Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institute. 10: vi + 223, 38 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50672#page/13/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLeiaster grandis Hayashi, 1938) Hayashi, R. (1938). Sea-stars in the vicinity of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan. 8(19): 271-292, 3 plates.
page(s): 283 [details]   

original description  (ofLeiaster hawaiiensis Fisher, 1925) Fisher, W.K. (1925). Sea stars of Tropical Central Pacific. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 27: 63-87. [details]   

original description  (ofLeiaster speciosus Sladen, 1889) 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]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster leachi hawaiiensis Fisher, 1925) Fisher, W.K. (1925). Sea stars of Tropical Central Pacific. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 27: 63-87. [details]   

original description  (ofOphidiaster 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): 284 [details]   

basis of record 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  (ofOphidiaster leachi Gray, 1840) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995), Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991).
General distribution: East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 2-183 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Type locality Mauritius (as 'Isle de France'). Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1938.6.23.33 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Spelled L. leachi in Sastry (1991) and Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]
 

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Japanese オオアカヒトデ  [details]
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