Styracaster paucispinus Ludwig, 1907

Amon, Diva J, Ziegler, Amanda F, Kremenetskaia, Antonina, Mah, Christopher L, Mooi, Rich, O'Hara, Tim, Pawson, David L, Roux, Michel & Smith, Craig R, 2017, Megafauna of the UKSRL exploration contract area and eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone in the Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata, Biodiversity Data Journal 5, pp. 11794-11794 : 11794

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Styracaster paucispinus Ludwig, 1907


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Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: AB02-MC17-CS-31 ; recordNumber: AB02-MC17-CS-31; NHM1608; recordedBy: Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: Adult; behavior: On seafloor; occurrenceStatus: present; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution and remainder of animal preserved in 4% formaldehyde; associatedReferences: Amon DJ, Ziegler AF, Dahlgren TG, Glover AG, Goineau A, Gooday AJ, Wiklund H, Smith CR. Insights into the abundance and diversity of abyssal megafauna in a polymetallic-nodule region in the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Zone. Scientific Reports. 2016;6. doi: 10.1038/srep30492 | Glover AG, Wiklund H, Rabone M, Amon DJ, Smith CR, O'Hara T, Mah CL, Dahlgren TG. Abyssal fauna of the UK-1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata. Biodiversity data journal. 2016(4). doi: 10.3897/BDJ.4.e7251; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Syracasterpaucispinus; scientificName: Syracasterpaucispinus; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Asteroidea; order: Paxillosida; family: Porcellanasteridae; genus: Styracaster; taxonRank: species; scientificNameAuthorship: Ludwig, 1907; Location: waterBody: Pacific Ocean; stateProvince: Clarion-Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration contract area (UK-1) ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum B; maximumDepthInMeters: 4237; locationRemarks: RV Thompson Cruise TN319; decimalLatitude: 12.5212; decimalLongitude: -116.698; geodeticDatum: WGS84; coordinateUncertaintyInMeters: 50; Identification: identifiedBy: Christopher Mah, Diva J Amon, Amanda F Ziegler, Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2015; identificationRemarks: Identified by morphology and DNA of collected specimen; identificationQualifier: cf.; Event: samplingProtocol: Megacorer; eventDate: 2015-03-09; eventTime: 10:56; habitat: Abyssal polymetallic-nodule field; fieldNumber: Megacorer 17 (MC17); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: UHM; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps


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