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Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840)

379767  (

uncertain > nomen dubium
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Mah, C.L. (2021). World Asteroidea Database. Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840). Accessed at: on 2022-11-28
2009-01-06 03:01:28Z

original description  (of Asterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869) Perrier, E. (1869). Recherche sur les pédicellaires et les ambulacres des astérides et des oursins. <em>Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles Victor Masson et fils, Paris.</em> 5-188, plates 1-7., available online at
page(s): 45 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Synonymy with possible synonym Asteracanthion gemmifer Perrier, 1869, or Astrostole platei (Meissner, 1896), if not itself a synonym of Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) judging from locality. [details]

Type specimen Types not found in the Natural History Museum collection (1999) according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Mah (2001). [details]
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