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Pisaster  Müller & Troschel, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157251

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
          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  
                   SuperorderForcipulatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderForcipulatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyAsteriidae Gray, 1840  
                            GenusPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857) – pink stars 
                               Species Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)  
                               Species Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) – ochre 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: Pisaster    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pisaster   
  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: Pisaster   
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