Asterolampra stellata Greville 1860
Asterolampra stellata Greville 1860: 124, pl. 4: fig. 20
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1860). A monograph of the genus Asterolampra, including Asteromphalus and Spatangidium. Transactions of the Microscopical Society of London, New Series 8: 102-124, pls III-IV.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Asteromphalus stellatus Ralfs.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 September 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 September 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022