WoRMS taxon details

Distolasterias edmondi (Benham, 1911)

1461554  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1461554)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Asterias (Stolasterias) edmondi Benham, 1911) Benham, W. B. (1911). Stellerids and echinids from the Kermadec Islands. <em>Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 43: 140-163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9782181
page(s): 151 [details]   
Taxonomy This is a tentative and likely erroneous placement until this problematic species can be fully resolved. Type is apparently...  
Taxonomy This is a tentative and likely erroneous placement until this problematic species can be fully resolved. Type is apparently missing. HES Clark (1970) placed this species in Distolasterias..but has not been re-visited since. McKnight (2001) also observed affinities of this species with Astrostole. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2020). World Asteroidea Database. Distolasterias edmondi (Benham, 1911). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1461554 on 2020-12-04
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original description  (of Asterias (Stolasterias) edmondi Benham, 1911) Benham, W. B. (1911). Stellerids and echinids from the Kermadec Islands. <em>Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 43: 140-163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9782181
page(s): 151 [details]   

new combination reference Clark, H.E.S. (1970). Sea-Stars (Echinodermata: Asteroidea)from "Eltanin" Cruise 26, with a Review of the New Zealand Asteroid Fauna. Zoology Publications Victoria University Collections, 52, 1-34., available online at http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Vic52Zool.html
page(s): 5; note: Referred to Distolasterias [details]   
From editor or global species database
Taxonomy This is a tentative and likely erroneous placement until this problematic species can be fully resolved. Type is apparently missing. HES Clark (1970) placed this species in Distolasterias..but has not been re-visited since. McKnight (2001) also observed affinities of this species with Astrostole. [details]