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Solaster endeca  (Linnaeus, 1771)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157076

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Asterias alboverrucosa Brandt, 1835
    Asterias aspera O. F. Müller, 1776
    Asterias endeca Linnaeus, 1771
    Asterias rumphii Parelius, 1768
    Solaster galaxides Verrill, 1909
    Solaster intermedius Sluiter, 1895
  Common Name(s): purple sun star [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                         FamilySolasteridae Viguier, 1878 – sun stars  
                            GenusSolaster Forbes, 1839  
                               SpeciesSolaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) – purple sun star  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Solaster endeca    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Solaster endeca   
  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: Solaster endeca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): D'yakonov, A. M.  
  Publication Date: 1950   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sea Stars (Asteroids) of the USSR Seas   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, no. 34   
  Page(s): vi + 183   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 1968 translation from Russian by the Smithsonian Institution and National Science Foundation, Translator/Editor Rae Finesilver   
  Reference for: Solaster endeca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fisher, Walter Kenrick  
  Publication Date: 1911   
  Article/Chapter Title: Asteroidea of the North Pacific and Adjacent Waters, Part 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosa   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: United States National Museum Bulletin, no. 76   
  Page(s): vi + 419   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online:   
  Reference for: Solaster endeca   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kozloff, Eugene N.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Invertebrates of the Pacific Northwest   
  Page(s): 511   
  Publisher: University of Washington Press   
  Publication Place: Seattle, Washington, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-295-96530-4   
  Reference for: Solaster endeca   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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