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Benthopecten  Verrill, 1884
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156950

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pararchaster Sladen, 1885
    Benthopecten incertus Ludwig, 1910
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 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  
                      OrderNotomyotida Ludwig, 1910  
                         FamilyBenthopectinidae Verrill, 1894  
                            GenusBenthopecten Verrill, 1884  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Benthopecten acanthonotus Fisher, 1905  
                               Species Benthopecten claviger Fisher, 1910  
                               Species Benthopecten cognatus (Ludwig, 1905)  
                               Species Benthopecten folini (Perrier, 1894)  
                               Species Benthopecten heteracanthus Macan, 1938  
                               Species Benthopecten huddlestonii (Alcock, 1893)  
                               Species Benthopecten indicus (Koehler, 1909)  
                               Species Benthopecten moluccanus Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Benthopecten munidae H. E. S. Clark, 1969  
                               Species Benthopecten mutabilis Fisher, 1910  
                               Species Benthopecten pectinifer (Ludwig, 1905)  
                               Species Benthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1885)  
                               Species Benthopecten pentacanthus Fell, 1958  
                               Species Benthopecten pikei H. E. S. Clark, 1969  
                               Species Benthopecten polyctenius Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Benthopecten rhopalophorus Djakonov, 1950  
                               Species Benthopecten semisquamatus (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881)  
                               Species Benthopecten spinosissimus (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884  
                               Species Benthopecten spinuliger (Ludwig, 1905)  
                               Species Benthopecten styracius Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Benthopecten violaceus (Alcock, 1893)  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Benthopecten    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Benthopecten   
  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: Benthopecten   
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