Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Asterozoa > Class Asteroidea > Superorder Valvatacea > Order Paxillosida > Family Astropectinidae > Genus Astropecten > Species Astropecten irregularis

Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777)

Rank: Subspecies
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AstropectenGray, 1840accepted genus name
Stellaria Nardo, 1834 later homonym
Stellaria Nardo, 1834 synonym

Subspecies group names

Asterias irregularis Pennant, 1777 synonym
Astropecten echinulatus Müller & Troschel, 1844 synonym
Astropecten helgolandicus Greeff, 1871 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

basis of record

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

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2012). Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777). 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:125199

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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

2009-01-11 by Christopher Mah

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