WoRMS taxon details

Davidaster discoideus (Carpenter, 1888)

246783  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246783)

accepted
Species
Actinometra discoidea Carpenter, 1888 · unaccepted (basionym)
Davidaster discoidea (Carpenter, 1888) · unaccepted (alternative spelling)
Nemaster discoidea (Carpenter, 1888) · unaccepted (synonym)
Nemaster insolitus AH Clark, 1917 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Actinometra discoidea Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter, P. H. (1888). Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-76. Part II. The Comatulae. <em>Reports of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology.</em> 26 (part 60): i-x, 1-402, pl. 1-70., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-60/README.htm [details]   
Distribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Colombia, Curaçao and Bonaire, including Caribbean Central America and Antillean Arc; Depth range...  
Distribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Colombia, Curaçao and Bonaire, including Caribbean Central America and Antillean Arc; Depth range : 0.6-(?)150 m (deeper records likely erroneous) [details]
Messing, C. (2022). World List of Crinoidea. Davidaster discoideus (Carpenter, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246783 on 2022-06-28
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original description  (of Actinometra discoidea Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter, P. H. (1888). Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-76. Part II. The Comatulae. <em>Reports of the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology.</em> 26 (part 60): i-x, 1-402, pl. 1-70., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-60/README.htm [details]   

original description  (of Nemaster insolitus AH Clark, 1917) Clark, A. H. (1917). Four new echinoderms from the West Indies. <em>Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington.</em> 30:63-70. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Messing CG (editorial correction) [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota.</em> Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

additional source Charles Messing (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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    Definitions

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Davidaster with usually no more than 20 arms; pinnules beaded pale and dark or with black tips. [details]

Distribution SE Florida and Bahamas to Colombia, Curaçao and Bonaire, including Caribbean Central America and Antillean Arc; Depth range : 0.6-(?)150 m (deeper records likely erroneous) [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (ECH E17926 Meyer)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (ECH E20025 Meyer)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]