WoRMS name details

Ophidiaster chinensis Perrier, 1875

378712  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378712)

nomen dubium
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 123 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2019). World Asteroidea Database. Ophidiaster chinensis Perrier, 1875. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=378712 on 2019-06-25
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2008-12-25 15:21:38Z
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original description Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 123 [details]   

basis of record 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 [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Validity 'Probably valid" according to H.L. Clark (1921) but HLC also implies resemblance to Ophidiaster ophidianus and O. guidlingi from Atlantic!
A.M. Clark (1993) has indicated this species as problematic regarding the validity of this species. [details]