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Genus Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5)

General References

Tortonese, E. & Downey, M.E. 1977. On the genera Echinaster Müller and Troschel and Othilia Gray, and the validity of Verrillaster Downey (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 90(4): 829-830 [829] (Othilia Gray, 1840 was reinstated at the generic level; it was previously regarded as a synonym of Echinaster but A.M. Clark & Downey (1992) now consider Othilia to rank as a subgenus of Echinaster)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Dec-2012 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
09-Aug-2012 MODIFIED