Starfish

This starfish has been preserved in alcohol and was probably collected in the late 1800s. The Sladen collection attracts researchers from around the world and is believed to be the largest and most comprehensive echinoderm collection outside the Natural History Museum, London.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
263/1903/R/121
Category
Natural History
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Collection Area Region
North America
Common Name
starfish
Simple Name
starfish
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)

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ECHINODERMATA; STELLEROIDEA; Asteroidea; Paxillosida; Astropectinidae; Astropecten armatus Gray