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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852

213309  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213309)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster analogus Fisher, 1913 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1926))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Peters, W. (1852). Ubersicht der Seesterne (Asteridae) von Mossambique. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Konigl.Preuss.Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1852: 177-178., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41528#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 177 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: variable, from harlequin deep...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: variable, from harlequin deep purple, red orange and pink with orange yellow tips to arms, through red with orange arm tips and white furrow spines, to deep brown with large irregular brown marking and pale brown adoral surface (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (east Indian Ocean, Philipphines, Lower California, Panama), depth range 10-25 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C. (2008). Leiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213309 on 2017-12-16

Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-10-19 23:51:53Z
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original description Peters, W. (1852). Ubersicht der Seesterne (Asteridae) von Mossambique. Bericht über die zur Bekanntmachung geeigneten Verhandlungen der Konigl.Preuss.Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1852: 177-178., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41528#page/181/mode/1up
page(s): 177 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster analogus Fisher, 1913) Fisher, W.K. (1913). New starfishes from the Philippine Islands, Celebes, and the Moluccas. Proceedings of the Untied States National Museum 46: 201-224, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7761999#page/261/mode/1up
page(s): 215 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: variable, from harlequin deep purple, red orange and pink with orange yellow tips to arms, through red with orange arm tips and white furrow spines, to deep brown with large irregular brown marking and pale brown adoral surface (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (east Indian Ocean, Philipphines, Lower California, Panama), depth range 10-25 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Lectotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) No. 642, paralectotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin No. 643. Type locality: Querimba Island, Mozambique (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

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