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Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881)

378819  (

Asterias torquata Sladen, 1889 · unaccepted (synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881). Accessed at: on 2022-09-29
2008-12-26 05:08:28Z

original description  (of Asterias torquata Sladen, 1889) 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 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Morton, B. & Morton, J. (1983). <i>The sea shore ecology of Hong Kong</i>. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 350 pp.  [details]   

additional source Imaoka, T., Irimura, S., Okutani, T., Oguro, C., Shigei, M. & Horikawa, H. (1990). <em>Echinoderms from the Continental Shelf and Slope around Japan. Vol. I. The Intensive Research of Unexploited Fishery Resources on Continental Slopes.</em> Tokyo: Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association. 1-159. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Japanese エゾヒトデ  [details]
Russian Афеластерия японская  [details]
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