Marginaster pectinatus

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Marginaster pectinatus. Fig. 4.


Taxonavigation: Valvatida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Asterozoa
Classis: Asteroidea
Ordo: Valvatida

Familia: Poraniidae
Genus: Marginaster
Species: M. pectinatus



Marginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881



Primary references

  • Perrier, E. 1881. Reports on the Results of Dredging by the United States Coast Survey Steamer "Blake" XIV. Description sommaire des espèces nouvelles d'Astéries. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 9: 1-32 BHLReference page.  [original description of Marginaster pectinatus p. 16–17]

Additional references

  • Clark, H.L. 1941. Reports on the scientific results of the Atlantis expeditions to the West Indies, under the joint auspices of the University of Havana and Harvard University. The Echinoderms (other than holothurians). Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural. 15(1): 1-154, 10 plates. Reference page.  [as Marginaster pectinatus p. 53]
  • Mah, C.L. 2020. New species, occurrence records and observations of predation by deep-sea Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from the North Atlantic by NOAA ship Okeanos Explorer. Zootaxa. 4766(2): 201-260. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4766.2.1 Paywall Reference page.  [as Marginaster pectinatus p. 215]