New asterinid species from Africa and Australia (Echinodermata: Asteroidea:Asterinidae)

P. Mark O'Loughlin

Memoirs of Museum Victoria Vol 66 (2) p. 203–213 (2009)



Three new species are described: Aquilonastra shirleyae sp. nov. from central Western Australia; Asterina hoensonae sp. nov. from southern Africa; Callopatiria cabrinovici sp. nov. from central east Africa. The variety Disasterina leptalacantha var africana Mortensen is Tegulaster leptalacantha (H.L. Clark). Asterina gracilispina H.L. Clark is reviewed systematically.


O'Loughlin, P.M., 2009. New asterinid species from Africa and Australia (Echinodermata: Asteroidea:Asterinidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 66: 203-213.

PUBLICATION DATE: 17 December 2009

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