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Xyloplax medusiformis  Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986
Taxonomic Serial No.: 656025

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                   InfraclassConcentricycloidea Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986 – sea daisy  
                      OrderPeripodida Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986  
                         FamilyXyloplacidae Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986  
                            GenusXyloplax Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986  
                               SpeciesXyloplax medusiformis Baker, Rowe & Clark, 1986  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Xyloplax medusiformis    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Xyloplax medusiformis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Baker, Alan N., Francis W. E. Rowe, and Helen E. S. Clark  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: A new class of Echinodermata from New Zealand   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nature, vol. 321, no. 6073   
  Page(s): 862-864   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0028-0836   
  Notes: doi: 10.1038/321862a0   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Janies, Daniel, and Rich Mooi / Carnevali, Maria Daniela Candia, and Francesco Bonasoro, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Xyloplax is an asteroid   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Research 1998, Proceedings of the Fifth European Conference on Echinoderms   
  Page(s): 311-316   
  Publisher: A. A. Balkema   
  Publication Place: Rotterdam, Netherlands   
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5809-102-3   
  Reference for: Xyloplax medusiformis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rowe, F. W. E., A. N. Baker, and H. E. S. Clark  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: The morphology, development and taxonomic status of Xyloplax Baker, Rowe and Clark (1986) (Echinodermata: Concentricycloidea), with the description of a new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, vol. 233, no. 1273   
  Page(s): 431-459   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0080-4649   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1988.0032; Available online:   
  Reference for: Xyloplax medusiformis   

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