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Porcellanaster ceruleus  Wyville Thomson, 1877
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156947

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Albatrossaster richardi Koehler, 1909
    Albatrossaster semimarginalis Ludwig, 1907
    Albatrossia semimarginalis Ludwig, 1905
    Caulaster dubius Koehler, 1909
    Caulaster pedunculatus Perrier, 1882
    Caulaster sladeni Perrier, 1885
    Porcellanaster pedunculatus (Perrier, 1882)
    Porcellanaster sladeni (Perrier, 1885)
    Porcellanaster tuberosus Sladen, 1883
    Porcellanaster caeruleus Sladen, 1883
    Porcellanaster caulifer Sladen, 1883
    Porcellanaster coeruleus Lieberkind, 1935
    Porcellanaster granulosus Perrier, 1885
    Porcellanaster inermis Perrier, 1885
    Porcellanaster irregularis Lieberkind, 1932
    Porcellanaster eremicus Sladen, 1889
    Porcellanaster fragilis Döderlein, 1921
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderPaxillosida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyPorcellanasteridae Sladen, 1883  
                            GenusPorcellanaster Wyville Thomson, 1877  
                               SpeciesPorcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1877  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Porcellanaster ceruleus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Porcellanaster ceruleus   
  Source: WoRMS - World Asteroidea Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at   
  Reference for: Porcellanaster ceruleus   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  






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