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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster 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]   

(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Mauritius (as 'Isle de France'). Holotype in...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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. (2008). Leiaster leachi (Gray, 1840). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213308 on 2017-12-18

Date
action
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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster hawaiiensis Fisher, 1925) Fisher, W.K. (1925). Sea stars of Tropical Central Pacific. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 27: 63-87. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster 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 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType 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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeicomes monozotus Humes, 1971 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola femineus Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオオアカヒトデ  [details]
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