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Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)

240758  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240758)

accepted
Species
Asterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 · unaccepted (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Asterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher...)  
Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930)
Asterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher...)  
Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930)
Pisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher...)  
Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 6: 444-532, pls. 18-23 [preprint issued April 1857, journal edition 1858]., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

(of Asterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 6: 444-532, pls. 18-23 [preprint issued April 1857, journal edition 1858]., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240758 on 2022-06-29
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original description Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 6: 444-532, pls. 18-23 [preprint issued April 1857, journal edition 1858]., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Asterias capitata Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (<i>Asteracanthion</i> Mueller & Troschel). <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 8: 261-273., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492675
page(s): 264 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887) Loriol, P. de. (1887). Notes pour servir a l'etude des Echinodermes, no. 2. <em>Recueil zoologique suisse.</em> vol. 4, no. 3: 365-407, plates 15-18., available online at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.32044106276421;view=2up;seq=378
page(s): 403 [details]   

original description  (of Asterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 6: 444-532, pls. 18-23 [preprint issued April 1857, journal edition 1858]., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 88 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Asterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862) Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (<i>Asteracanthion</i> Mueller & Troschel). <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 8: 261-273., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492675
page(s): 265 [details]   

original description  (of Pisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 88 [details]   

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Fisher, W.K. (1930). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and Adjacent Waters, Pt. 3: Forcipulata (Concluded). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 76: 1-356.Pls. 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7871861#page/5/mode/1up [details]   
 
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias Capitata USNM 1280 - Dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Asterias capitata USNM 1280 - ventral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

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