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Culcita novaeguineae  Müller & Troschel, 1842
Taxonomic Serial No.: 989799

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Anthenea spinulosa (Gray, 1847)
    Culcita grex Müller & Troschel, 1842
    Culcita pentangularis Gray, 1847
    Culcita pulverulenta Perrier, 1869
    Goniaster multiporum Hoffman in Rowe, 1974
    Goniodiscus sebae Müller & Troschel, 1842
    Hippasteria philippinensis Domantay & Roxas, 1938
    Goniodiscides sebae (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
    Hosia spinulosa Gray, 1847
    Pentagonaster spinulosus (Gray, 1847)
    Randasia granulata Gray, 1847
  Common Name(s): cushion star [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyOreasteridae Fisher, 1911  
                            GenusCulcita L. Agassiz, 1836  
                               SpeciesCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 – cushion star  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Culcita novaeguineae    
  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: Culcita novaeguineae   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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