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Echinoidea name details

Dendraster excentricus var. elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935

718893  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:718893)

 unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Variety
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Distribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands)  
Distribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands) [details]

Status D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by Mortensen (1948) or any subsequent worker to be a valid taxon [...]. It is...  
Status D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by Mortensen (1948) or any subsequent worker to be a valid taxon [...]. It is not consistent to name a subspecies based on slight changes in length to width ration without also naming new taxa on the basis of many other features that can vary as much, if not more than test width. [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Dendraster excentricus var. elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=718893 on 2018-02-19
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2013-02-10 21:00:22Z
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basis of record Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 68 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

status source Mooi, R. 1997. Sand dollars of the genus Dendraster (Echinoidea: Clypeasteroida): Phylogenetic systematics, heterochrony, and distribution of extant species. Bulletin of Marine Science 61, 343-375.
page(s): 351, 362 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Distribution California, U.S.A. (off the Coronados Islands) [details]

Status D. excentricus elongatus was not considered by Mortensen (1948) or any subsequent worker to be a valid taxon [...]. It is not consistent to name a subspecies based on slight changes in length to width ration without also naming new taxa on the basis of many other features that can vary as much, if not more than test width. [details]
 


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