Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Valvatacea > Order Paxillosida > Family Porcellanasteridae > Genus Porcellanaster

Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PorcellanasterWyville Thomson, 1877accepted genus name
Albatrossaster Ludwig, 1907 synonym
Albatrossia Ludwig, 1907 synonym
Caulaster Perrier, 1882 synonym

Species group names

Albatrossaster richardi Koehler, 1909 synonym
Albatrossia semimarginalis Ludwig, 1905 synonym
Caulaster pedunculatus Perrier, 1882 synonym
Caulaster sladeni Perrier, 1885 synonym
Porcellanaster eremicus Sladen, 1889 synonym
Porcellanaster granulosus Perrier, 1885 synonym
Porcellanaster inermis Perrier, 1885 synonym
Porcellanaster irregularis Lieberkind, 1932 synonym

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

Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347

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

Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Am├ęziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. 2009. Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbres, sea lilies, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400.

Genbank

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Taxonomy

WoRMS

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
GBIF

Citation

Mah, C. (2014). Porcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123935

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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

2009-02-01 by Christopher Mah

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