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Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871

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

accepted
Species
Ophidiaster trychnus Fisher, 1913 (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. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212302 on 2020-03-30
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 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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]
 

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