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ERMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123776

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias holsatica Retzius, 1805 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761 (synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens violacea O.F. Müller, 1776 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Say, 1825 (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866 (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeesterUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone zeester  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon starfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon sea star  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPunameritähti  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile de mer communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorétoile de merUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorastérie boréale communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorastérie  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner Seestern  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorestrella de mar  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvanlig sjöstjärna  [details]
Direct child
taxa

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens violacea O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Haan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalais [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Kattegat
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKattegat [details]
Labrador Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLabrador Basin [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrevelingen [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNewfoundland Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth American Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRockall Trough [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest European Basin [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBirkenfels (shipwreck) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVoordelta [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWesterschelde [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrondheim [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
Portugal
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortugal [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Cod [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Carolina [details]
White Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWhite Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrica [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreenland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIcelandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMoroccan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa [details]
Feedingtype  predator [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius dubius Sars G.O., 1918 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScottomyzon gibberum (T. & A. Scott, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (23 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (510 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Planktonic bipinnaria and brachilaria larva. Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not recorded for Mediterranean [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123776
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-04 05:20:04Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2011-09-27 16:38:31Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species at http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123776 on 2014-04-18
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