Culcita novaeguineae   Muller & Troschel,  1842 (Starfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order:Valvatida
Family:Oreasteridae

Image Copyrights: David Harasti

Description

Synonym (s)
Randasia granulata Gray, 1847
Pentagonaster spinulosus (Gray, 1847)
Hosia spinulosa Gray, 1847
Hippasteria philippinensis Domantay & Roxas, 1938
Goniodiscus sebae Muller & Troschel, 1842
Goniodiscides sebae (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
Goniaster sebae (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
Goniaster multiporum Hoffman in Rowe, 1974
Culcita pulverulenta Perrier, 1869
Culcita pentagularis Gray, 1847
Anthenea spinulosa (Gray, 1847)
Culcita grex Muller & Troschel, 1842
Culcita pentangularis Gray, 1847

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Chettalatt INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kilttan INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Kavaratti INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Agatti INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Scuba equipment USA - Marine species gallery Available at - http://www.scuba-equipment-usa.com/marine/index.html
  • James, DB (1989) Echinoderms of Lakshadweep and their zoogeography Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 97-144 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf

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