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Henricia leviuscula

Henricia leviusculais commonly referred to as Pacific blood star. Difficulty in the aquarium: Cold water animal. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Henricia leviuscula, Trinidad, Indian Beach 2015


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lexID:
10277 
AphiaID:
369117 
Scientific:
Henricia leviuscula 
German:
Pazifischer Blut-Seestern 
English:
Pacific Blood Star 
Category:
Søstjerner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Henricia (Genus) > leviuscula (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, ), 1857 
Sea depth:
0 - 1100 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 16cm 
Temperature:
1,9°C - 10,4°C 
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Henricia abyssalis
  • Henricia ambigua
  • Henricia angusta
  • Henricia aniva
  • Henricia anomala
  • Henricia antillarum
  • Henricia arcystata
  • Henricia aspera
  • Henricia asthenactis
  • Henricia aucklandiae
 
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in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-07 16:56:13 

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Henricia leviuscula (Stimpson, 1857)

Henricia leviuscula, commonly called the Pacific blood star, it is a species of starfish found along the Pacific coast of North America.

They can usually be identified by their bright orange-red color, but there can also be many variations from tan to almost purple. The disk can be a mottled gray color.

They mainly feed on sponges and small bacteria

Synonym:
Henricia lunula Verrill, 1914
Chaetaster californicus Grube, 1865 (Probable synonym according to Fisher (1911).)
Cribrella laeviuscula Whiteaves, 1878
Cribrella laeviuscula Sladen, 1889
Henricia attenuata H.L. Clark, 1901
Henricia inequalis Verrill, 1914
Henricia spatulifera Verrill, 1909 (A variety according to Verrill (1914))
Linckia leviuscula Stimpson, 1857

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosacea (Superorder) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Henricia (Genus) > Henricia leviuscula

External links

  1. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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