Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Valvatacea > Order Valvatida > Family Ophidiasteridae > Genus Hacelia

Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HaceliaGray, 1840accepted genus name
Ophidiaster (Hacelia) Gray, 1840 synonym

Species group names

Asterias coriacea Grube, 1840 synonym
Asterias laevigata varietas Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Asterias variolata Risso, 1826 synonym
Ophidiaster (Hacelia) attenuatus Gray, 1840 synonym
Ophidiaster lessonae Gasco, 1876 synonym

Literature

original description

Gray, J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290.

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. 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.

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External Links

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Citation

Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2012). Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2012). 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:124094

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2008-12-24 by Christopher Mah

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