Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Valvatacea > Order Notomyotida > Family Benthopectinidae > Genus Pontaster

Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PontasterSladen, 1885accepted genus name

Species group names

Astropecten tenuispinus Düben & Koren, 1846 synonym
Crenaster marionis Perrier, 1885 synonym
Pontaster hebitus Sladen, 1889 synonym
Pontaster limbatus Sladen, 1889 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Swedish: nålsjöstjärna

Literature

basis of record

Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

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

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2011). Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846). In: Mah, C.L. (2011). World Asteroidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123851

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2009-01-20 by Christopher Mah

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