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Astropecten californicus Fisher, 1906

368460  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:368460)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fisher, W.K. (1906). Two new starfishes from Monterey Bay, California. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 30(10): 299-302., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30259001#page/313/mode/1up
page(s): 299 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Astropecten californicus Fisher, 1906. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=368460 on 2021-07-24
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2008-10-17 04:40:47Z
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2017-05-17 17:36:53Z
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original description Fisher, W.K. (1906). Two new starfishes from Monterey Bay, California. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 30(10): 299-302., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30259001#page/313/mode/1up
page(s): 299 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

status source Zulliger, D.E. and Lessios, H.A. (2010). Phylogenetic relationships in the genus <i>Astropecten</i> Gray (Paxillosida: Astropectinidae) on a global scale: molecular evidence for morphological convergence, species-complexes and possible cryptic speciation. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 2504: 1-19., available online at http://stri.si.edu/sites/publications/PDFs/STRI-W_Lessios_2010_with_Zulliger.pdf
page(s): 15; note: Reinstates A. californicus contrary to synonymy by Doderlein. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Synonymy This species formerly synonymized by Doderlein (1917) and Jangoux (1985) but molecular data by Zulliger & Lessios indicates A. californicus is separate from South American A. verrilli. [details]
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