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Sclerasterias  Perrier, 1891
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157284

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Australiaster Fisher, 1923
    Eustolasterias Fisher, 1923
    Triplasterias Engel & Schroevers, 1960
    Rumbleaster McKnight, 2006
    Pedicellaster parvulus Perrier, 1891
  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 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  
                   SuperorderForcipulatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderForcipulatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyAsteriidae Gray, 1840  
                            GenusSclerasterias Perrier, 1891  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Sclerasterias alexandri (Ludwig, 1905)  
                               Species Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)  
                               Species Sclerasterias dubia (H. L. Clark, 1909)  
                               Species Sclerasterias eructans (McKnight, 2006)  
                               Species Sclerasterias euplecta (Fisher, 1906)  
                               Species Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Sclerasterias guernei Perrier, 1891  
                               Species Sclerasterias heteropaes Fisher, 1924  
                               Species Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891)  
                               Species Sclerasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872)  
                               Species Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891)  
                               Species Sclerasterias parvulus (Perrier, 1891)  
                               Species Sclerasterias richardi (Perrier, 1882)  
                               Species Sclerasterias satsumana (Döderlein, 1902)  
                               Species Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880)  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Sclerasterias    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sclerasterias   
  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: Sclerasterias   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M., and Christopher Mah / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 4: Forcipulatida and Brisingida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 6   
  Page(s): 229-347   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5809-301-8, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Sclerasterias   

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