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Marginaster  Perrier, 1881
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157149

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Poranisca Verrill, 1914
 
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumAsterozoa   
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyPoraniidae Perrier, 1893  
                            GenusMarginaster Perrier, 1881  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Marginaster capreensis (Gasco, 1876)  
                               Species Marginaster patriciae McKnight, 2006  
                               Species Marginaster paucispinus Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Marginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Marginaster    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Marginaster   
       
  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 http://www.marinespecies.org   
  Reference for: Marginaster   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5410-1172, 0168-6100  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Marginaster   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mah, Christopher L., and David W. Foltz  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: New taxa and taxonomic revisions to the Poraniidae (Valvatacea; Asteroidea) with Comments on Feeding Biology   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3795, no. 3   
  Page(s): 327-372   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3795.3.7; available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2014/3795%283%29.html   
  Reference for: Marginaster   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123319  
    Many if not most members of Marginaster are either juveniles of Porania (or other poraniids) or members of other taxa. Careful scrutiny is required with nominal species and description of new taxa should be regarded skeptically  
 

 

   

 
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