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Hymenaster giganteus Sladen, 1891

124132  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124132)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1891). Report on a collection of Echinodermata from the south-west coast of Ireland, dredged in 1888 by a committee appointed by the Royal Irish Academy. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.</em> ser. 3, vol. 1: 687-704., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46991082
page(s): 696 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Hymenaster giganteus Sladen, 1891. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124132 on 2019-11-15
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original description Sladen, W.P. (1891). Report on a collection of Echinodermata from the south-west coast of Ireland, dredged in 1888 by a committee appointed by the Royal Irish Academy. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.</em> ser. 3, vol. 1: 687-704., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/46991082
page(s): 696 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   
From editor or global species database
Validity A synonym of H. pellucidus Wyville Thomson, 1873 according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992) but A.M. Clark disagrees on account of the fleshy and opaque rather than membranous and semi-transparent body, also the non-arctic range. [details]
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