Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777)

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cushion star

Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Super order) > Valvatida (Order) > Asterinidae (Family)

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Synonyms

Asterias exigua Delle Chiaje, 1827
Asterias gibbosa Pennant, 1777
Asterias papyracea Konrad, 1814
Asterias pulchella de Blainville, 1834
Asterias umbilicata Konrad, 1814
Asterias verruculata Bruzelius, 1805
Asterina crassispina H.L. Clark, 1928
Asterina minuta Nardo, 1834
Asteriscus arrecifensis Greeff, 1872
Asteriscus ciliatus Lorenz, 1860
Asteriscus gibbosa (Pennant, 1777)
Asteriscus pulchellus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869
Asteriscus verruculatus (Bruzelius, 1805)

International References

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]

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. [details]

additional source 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. [details]

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. [details]

original description Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up [details]

additional source 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. [details]

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. [details]

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