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Echinaster (Echinaster)  Müller & Troschel, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 989290

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                   SuperorderSpinulosacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderSpinulosida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyEchinasteridae Verrill, 1870  
                            GenusEchinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840  
                               SubgenusEchinaster (Echinaster) Müller & Troschel, 1840  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Echinaster arcystatus H. L. Clark, 1914  
                                  Species Echinaster callosus Marenzeller, 1895 – banded bubble star 
                                  Species Echinaster colemani Rowe & Albertson, 1987  
                                  Species Echinaster cylindricus Meissner, 1892  
                                  Species Echinaster farquhari Benham, 1909  
                                  Species Echinaster glomeratus H. L. Clark, 1916  
                                  Species Echinaster luzonicus (Gray, 1840) – Luzon seastar 
                                  Species Echinaster modestus Perrier, 1881  
                                  Species Echinaster panamensis Leipoldt, 1895  
                                  Species Echinaster parvispinus A. H. Clark, 1916  
                                  Species Echinaster purpureus (Gray, 1840)  
                                  Species Echinaster reticulatus H. L. Clark, 1923  
                                  Species Echinaster sepositus (Retzius, 1783) – red starfish 
                                  Species Echinaster smithi Ludwig, 1903  
                                  Species Echinaster stereosomus Fisher, 1913  
                                  Species Echinaster superbus H. L. Clark, 1916  
                                  Species Echinaster varicolor H. L. Clark, 1938  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Echinaster (Echinaster)    
  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: Echinaster (Echinaster)   
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