Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Pentagonaster planus Verrill, 1895
Catalog Number: USNM 13362
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1882
Locality: Martha's Vineyard, Off Of, Massachusetts, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 285 to 285
Vessel: Fish Hawk R/V
  • Holotype: Verrill. 1895. Am. J. Sci. 49: 135-136.
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Holotype for Peltaster hebes Verrill, 1899
Catalog Number: USNM 18442
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1886
Locality: Cumberland Island, Georgia, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 538 to 538
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Verrill. 1899. Trans. Conn. Acad. Arts Sci. 10: 169-170, pl.28, fig.4.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 20 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 15 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2 - 1313
  Temperature range (°C): 3.761 - 25.334
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.570 - 30.018
  Salinity (PPS): 34.282 - 36.340
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.847 - 5.435
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.165 - 2.078
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.526 - 29.000

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 2 - 1313

Temperature range (°C): 3.761 - 25.334

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.570 - 30.018

Salinity (PPS): 34.282 - 36.340

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.847 - 5.435

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.165 - 2.078

Silicate (umol/l): 1.526 - 29.000
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Peltaster placenta

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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