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Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)

158489  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158489)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Desor, E. (1848 (1851)). Zoological Investigations among the shoals of Nantucket. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 3 (1848-51): 11, 17, 67-68., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870369
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(of Asteracanthion forbesi Desor, 1848) Desor, E. (1848 (1851)). Zoological Investigations among the shoals of Nantucket. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 3 (1848-51): 11, 17, 67-68., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870369
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Fossil range Pleistocene  
Fossil range Pleistocene [details]

Distribution Gulf of Maine to Texas   
Distribution Gulf of Maine to Texas  [details]
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158489 on 2019-10-19
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original description Desor, E. (1848 (1851)). Zoological Investigations among the shoals of Nantucket. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 3 (1848-51): 11, 17, 67-68., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870369
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Asteracanthion berylinus A. Agassiz, 1866) Agassiz, A. (1866). On the embryology of <i>Asteracanthion berylinus</i> Ag. and a species allied to <i>A. rubens</i> M.T. <i>A. pallidus</i>, Ag. <em>Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> April 14, 6: 106-114 plus folding plate., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3097060
page(s): 106 [details]   

original description  (of Asteracanthion forbesi Desor, 1848) Desor, E. (1848 (1851)). Zoological Investigations among the shoals of Nantucket. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 3 (1848-51): 11, 17, 67-68., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870369
page(s): 67 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Asteracanthion lacazei Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. <em>Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris.</em> 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13976641
page(s): 51 [details]   

original description  (of Asteracanthion novaeboracensis Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. <em>Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris.</em> 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13976641
page(s): 41 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (<i>Asteracanthion</i> Mueller & Troschel). <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 8: 261-273., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492675
page(s): 268 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941) Clark, H. L. (1941). Reports on the scientific results of the Atlantis expeditions to the West Indies, under the joint auspices of the University of Havana and Harvard University. The Echinoderms (other than holothurians). <em>Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural.</em> 15(1): 1-154, 10 plates.
page(s): 68 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Asterias arenicola var. lacazei (Perrier, 1869)) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. <em>Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris.</em> 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13976641
page(s): 51 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias lacazei (Perrier, 1869)) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. <em>Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris.</em> 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13976641
page(s): 51 [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 Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Fossil range Pleistocene [details]

From other sources
Distribution Gulf of Maine to Texas  [details]

Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias arenicola USNM 1335 - dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias arenicola USNM 1335 - ventral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (USNM E30373) aboral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (USNM E30373) oral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally]

To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 049669)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
[hosted externally]

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