Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaEchinodermataAsteroideaValvatidaOphidiasteridaeLinckia

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Overview

Full Name

Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common names

  • azure sea star eng
  • Blauer Seestern deu
  • 藍指海星 zho
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in mrgid:2118 kenya Source: Humphreys, W. F. (1981). The echinoderms of Kenya's marine parks and adjacent regions. Koninklijk Museum voor Midden-Africa (Tervuren, Belgium) Zoologische Documentatie 19. 39 pp.
  • Present in mrgid:6508 mascarene basin Source: Clark, A. M. and F. W. E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls.
  • Present in mrgid:4264 red sea Source: Loisette, M. M. & J. I. Marshall (1983). Some aspects of the Zoogeography of Northwestern Australian Echinoderms (other than Holothurians), Bull. of Marine Science, 33(3): 671-684
  • Present in mrgid:4264 red sea Source: Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl.
  • Present in mrgid:9123 aldabra islands Source: Sloan, N. A. , A. M. Clark & J. D. Taylor (1979). The Echinoderms of Aldabra and their habitats. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Zool. ) 37 (2): 81- 128.
  • Present in mrgid:9123 aldabra islands Source: Jangoux, M. and A. Aziz. (1984). Les asterides (Echinodermes) du centre-ouest de l'ocean Indien (Seychelles, Maldives et iles Mineures). Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris ser. 6(A)4: 857-884.
  • Present in mrgid:9123 aldabra islands Source: Clark, A. M. (1984). Echinodermata of the Seychelles. In: (Ed) D. R. Stoddart. Biogeography and Ecology of the Seychelles Islands. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, The Hague. : 83 - 102.
  • Present in mrgid:2192 seychelles Source: Jangoux, M. and A. Aziz. (1984). Les asterides (Echinodermes) du centre-ouest de l'ocean Indien (Seychelles, Maldives et iles Mineures). Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris ser. 6(A)4: 857-884.
  • Present in mrgid:2192 seychelles Source: Clark, A. M. (1984). Echinodermata of the Seychelles. In: (Ed) D. R. Stoddart. Biogeography and Ecology of the Seychelles Islands. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, The Hague. : 83 - 102.
  • Present in mrgid:2192 seychelles Source: Bell, F. J. 1909. Report on the echinoderma (other than holothurians) collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner in the western parts of the Indian Ocean. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2nd Series: Zoology 13, 17-22.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Echinodermata
class
Asteroidea
order
Valvatida
family
Ophidiasteridae
genus
Linckia
species
Linckia laevigata
 
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Bibliography

Clark, A. M. and F. W. E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls.

Ludwig, H. (1899) Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563.

Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges. , Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563.

Williams, S. T. (2000). Species boundaries in the starfish genus Linckia. Marine Biology 136: 137-148.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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