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Valvatida  Perrier, 1884
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156973

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Synonym(s): Tumulosina Spencer & Wright, 1966
    Sphaerasteridae Schöndorf, 1906
    Granulosina Perrier, 1894
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumEchinodermata 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  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
    Direct Children:  
                         Family Acanthasteridae Sladen, 1889 – Crown of Thorns Starfish 
                         Family Archasteridae Viguier, 1878  
                         Family Asterinidae Gray, 1840 – cushion stars 
                         Family Asterodiscididae Rowe, 1977  
                         Family Asteropseidae Hotchkiss & Clark, 1976  
                         Family Chaetasteridae Sladen, 1889  
                         Family Ganeriidae Sladen, 1889  
                         Family Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841  
                         Family Leilasteridae Jangoux & Aziz, 1988  
                         Family Mithrodiidae Viguier, 1878  
                         Family Odontasteridae Verrill, 1899  
                         Family Ophidiasteridae Verrill, 1870  
                         Family Oreasteridae Fisher, 1911  
                         Family Podosphaerasteridae Fujita & Rowe, 2002  
                         Family Poraniidae Perrier, 1893  
                         Family Solasteridae Viguier, 1878 – sun stars 

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Valvatida    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Valvatida   
  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: Valvatida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M. / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 2: Valvatida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 4   
  Page(s): 187-355   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5410-1172, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Valvatida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M., and Maureen E. Downey  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Starfishes of the Atlantic   
  Page(s): xxvi + 794   
  Publisher: Chapman and Hall   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-412-43280-3   
  Reference for: Valvatida   

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