Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaEchinodermataAsteroideaForcipulatidaAsteriidaeAsterias

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Overview

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Asteracanthion forbesi Desor, 1848

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine, Not freshwater, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Echinodermata
class
Asteroidea
order
Forcipulatida
family
Asteriidae
genus
Asterias
species
Asterias forbesi
 
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Description

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Bibliography

Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992) Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall

Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p.

Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S.

Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324.

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (121119300) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on 14-Feb-2017.