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Echinasteridae  Verrill, 1870
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157151

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889
  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  – 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  
                   SuperorderSpinulosacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderSpinulosida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyEchinasteridae Verrill, 1870  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Aleutihenricia R. N. Clark & Jewett, 2010  
                            Genus Dictyaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891  
                            Genus Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840  
                            Genus Henricia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Metrodira Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Odontohenricia Rowe & Albertson, 1988  
                            Genus Plectaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Rhopiella Fisher, 1940  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Echinasteridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Echinasteridae   
  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: Echinasteridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M. / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 3: Velatida and Spinulosida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 5   
  Page(s): 183-246   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5410-639-5, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Echinasteridae   
  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: Echinasteridae   

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