WoRMS taxon details

Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)

213286  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213286)

accepted
Species
Oreaster muricatus (Gray, 1840) · unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Oreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864 · unaccepted (Synonym accoridng ot Doderlein (1916))
Pentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Pentaceros reinhartdi (Lutken, 1864) · unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Asterias lincki de Blainville, 1830) de Blainville, H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utlité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318344
page(s): 219 [details]   
Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or...  
Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2022). World Asteroidea Database. Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213286 on 2022-12-09
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z
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2019-12-30 03:47:59Z
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original description  (of Pentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840) Gray, J.E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 277 [details]   

original description  (of Oreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864) Lütken, C. (1864). Kritiske Bemaerkniger om forsjellige Søstjerne (Asteriderne), med Beskrivelse af nogle nye Arter. <em>Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening.</em> 1864(8-12): 123-169., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35852125
page(s): 159 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias lincki de Blainville, 1830) de Blainville, H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utlité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318344
page(s): 219 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida. <em>In: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies.</em> 4: 187-366. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bell, F. J. (1884). Echinodermata. In: R.W. Coppinger (ed): Report on the Zoological Collections made in the indo-pacific Ocean during the voyage of HMS Alert, 1881-2. <em>London.</em>  [details]   

additional source Simpson J.J. & R.N.R. Brown (1910). Asteroidea of Portugese East Africa. Proc. R. phys. Soc. Edinburgh 18: 45-60. [details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

additional source 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]   
 
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Description Colour in life: red on pink or grey background, furrow spines white with pink tube feet juveniles mottled blue-green or grey-green.
Commonly with commensal carapid fish and paleomonid shrimps (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Ceylon, bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); western and central Indian Ocean, including Ceylon, western Australia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indian Ocean, depth range 1-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Publication date Year of description 1834 in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: unknown. Holotype in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) No. 5556 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
P. linckii in Kalk (1958). [details]