WoRMS name details

Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889

293263  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:293263)

 unaccepted (Metrodira placed into Echinasteridae by Blake (1980). Metrodiridae sunk into Echinasteridae.)
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 30 (part 51): xlii + 893 pages, 118 plates., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-51/README.htm [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=293263 on 2019-08-20
Date
action
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2008-02-09 20:23:27Z
created

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original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 30 (part 51): xlii + 893 pages, 118 plates., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-51/README.htm [details]   

basis of record Blake, D.B. (1980). On the affinites of three small sea-star families. Journal of Natural History 14: 163-182 [details]