WoRMS taxon details

Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871

212302  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212302)

accepted
Species
Ophidiaster trychnus Fisher, 1913 · unaccepted (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening.</em> 1871: 227-304., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35853627
page(s): 276 [details]   
Distribution Also distributed in Seleo Island (Clark, 1954); east Indies, north australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South...  
Distribution Also distributed in Seleo Island (Clark, 1954); east Indies, north australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-22 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2022). World Asteroidea Database. Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212302 on 2022-05-22
Date
action
by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z
changed
2008-12-25 15:21:38Z
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original description Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening.</em> 1871: 227-304., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35853627
page(s): 276 [details]   

original description  (of Ophidiaster trychnus 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. <em>In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia'.</em> 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne). [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From editor or global species database
Synonymy Thought to be a synonym of Ophidiaster pusillus Muller & Troschel, 1842 by Doderlein (1926) but a valid species according to H.L. Clark (1946). [details]

From other sources
Distribution Also distributed in Seleo Island (Clark, 1954); east Indies, north australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-22 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) ?Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark). Type locality: Tonga, South Pacific (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]