WoRMS taxon details

Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805)

212316  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212316)

accepted
Species
Nardoa agassizi Gray, 1840 · unaccepted (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Asterias variolata Bruzelius, 1805) Bruzelius, N. (1805). Dissertatio sistens species cognitas asteriarum, quamr. sub praesidio A.J. Retzii. exhibet N. Bruzelius. 1-37. Lundae (formerly know as Retzius, R.J.)., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 19 [details]   
Description Colour in life: granules between plates mid brown, rest black, abactinal surface light grey-brown.
Eaten by shrimp...  
Description Colour in life: granules between plates mid brown, rest black, abactinal surface light grey-brown.
Eaten by shrimp Hymenocera elegans (Gnathophyllidae) which sits on the aboral surface and eats the arm tips (Humphreys, 1981).
General distribution: westrn Indian Ocean (Tortonese, 1980). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2022). World Asteroidea Database. Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212316 on 2022-12-01
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-11 07:17:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 18:54:18Z
changed
2018-01-30 01:51:35Z
changed

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original description  (of Nardoa agassizi Gray, 1840) Gray, J.E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 287 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias variolata Bruzelius, 1805) Bruzelius, N. (1805). Dissertatio sistens species cognitas asteriarum, quamr. sub praesidio A.J. Retzii. exhibet N. Bruzelius. 1-37. Lundae (formerly know as Retzius, R.J.)., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 19 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Décary, R. (1924). Liste d'echinodermes receuillis a Madagascar. <em>Bulletin de l'academie Malgache nouvelle serie.</em> 4:38-41. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

From other sources
Description Colour in life: granules between plates mid brown, rest black, abactinal surface light grey-brown.
Eaten by shrimp Hymenocera elegans (Gnathophyllidae) which sits on the aboral surface and eats the arm tips (Humphreys, 1981).
General distribution: westrn Indian Ocean (Tortonese, 1980). [details]

Remark Described by Gray according to Simpson & Brown (1910), by Linck according to Ludwig (1899).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]