Asterostegus sabineae

Asterostegus sabineae

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Euryalida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Cryptosyringida
Classis: Ophiuroidea
Subclasse: Myophiuroidea
Infraclasse: Metophiurida
Superordo: Euryophiurida
Ordo: Euryalida

Familia: Euryalidae
Genus: Asterostegus
Species: Asterostegus sabineae

NameEdit

Asterostegus sabineae Okanishi & Fujita, 2014

ZooBank: :D2F3C5E4-B56D-4726-A7B7-FDB56A85B95F

Type locality: off Madagascar, South Cape, Sainte Marie.

Holotype: MNHN IE-2013-8012, ethanol preserved, off Madagascar, South Cape, Sainte Marie, 26˚16.35’S, 45˚10.45’E, 409-473 m, 14 May 2010, collected during the cruise Atimo Vatae 2010, St. CP3616.

Paratypes:

  • SMNH-Type-8333, 3 speciemens, same datta as holotype.
  • SMNH-Type-85436, 1 specimen, same datta as holotype.

Distribution: Only known from off Madagascar, 409-473 m depth (type locality).

Etymology: named after Sabine Stöhr.

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