CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Forcipulatida (order)  »  Asteriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 154016 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Coscinasterias calamaria    (Gray, 1840)
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Asteriidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: [a seastar]
Recent Synonyms: Stolasterias calamaria
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon Notes:Most southern Australian and New Zealand specimens previously identified as Coscinasterias calamaria are actually Coscinasterias muricata.

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
View at WoRMS    - View potential occurrences at OBIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Rowe, F. W. E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 7-Jul-2000 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 23-Feb-2012 17:14 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update genus
Modification history:
22-MAY-2001: modify taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
21-JUN-2007: corrected genus spelling - as per AFD (Tony Rees)
 (previous genus name: Stolsterias)
23-FEB-2012: update genus (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous genus name: Stolasterias)
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