WoRMS taxon details

Porania (Porania) pulvillus insignis Verrill, 1895

158498  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158498)

accepted
Subspecies
Porania (Chondraster) insignis Verrill, 1895 (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1984))
Porania insignis Verrill, 1895 (Subspecies accoridng to A.M. Clark (1984))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A.E. (1895). Distribution of the echinoderms of north–eastern America. <em>American Journal of Science,.</em> 3(49): 127-141., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40168768
page(s): 138 [details]   
Taxonomy As noted by A.M. Clark (1984), P. insignis is probably conspecific with and threatened by Asterina (subsequently Poranisca)...  
Taxonomy As noted by A.M. Clark (1984), P. insignis is probably conspecific with and threatened by Asterina (subsequently Poranisca) pygmaea Verrill, 1878, which needs to be formally rejected by the ICZN. [details]

Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian.  
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Porania (Porania) pulvillus insignis Verrill, 1895. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158498 on 2019-11-20
Date
action
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2005-05-26 07:43:32Z
created
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z
changed
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1895). Distribution of the echinoderms of north–eastern America. <em>American Journal of Science,.</em> 3(49): 127-141., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40168768
page(s): 138 [details]   

original description  (of Porania insignis Verrill, 1895) Verrill, A.E. (1895). Distribution of the echinoderms of north–eastern America. <em>American Journal of Science,.</em> 3(49): 127-141., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40168768
page(s): 138 [details]   

original description  (of Porania (Chondraster) insignis Verrill, 1895) Verrill, A.E. (1895). Distribution of the echinoderms of north–eastern America. <em>American Journal of Science,.</em> 3(49): 127-141., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40168768
page(s): 138 [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 Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Taxonomy As noted by A.M. Clark (1984), P. insignis is probably conspecific with and threatened by Asterina (subsequently Poranisca) pygmaea Verrill, 1878, which needs to be formally rejected by the ICZN. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Range covers both subprovinces of Acadian and Virginian. [details]