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Astropectinidae  Gray, 1840
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156882

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Priamasterinae Fisher, 1917
    Plutonasterinae Sladen, 1889
  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  
    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  
                      OrderPaxillosida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyAstropectinidae Gray, 1840  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Astromesites Fisher, 1913  
                            Genus Astropecten Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Astropectinides Verrill, 1914  
                            Genus Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1882  
                            Genus Blakiaster Perrier, 1881  
                            Genus Bollonaster McKnight, 1977  
                            Genus Bunodaster Verrill, 1909  
                            Genus Craspidaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Ctenophoraster Fisher, 1906  
                            Genus Ctenopleura Fisher, 1913  
                            Genus Dipsacaster Alcock, 1893  
                            Genus Dytaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Koremaster Fisher, 1913  
                            Genus Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876  
                            Genus Lonchotaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Macroptychaster H. E. S. Clark, 1963  
                            Genus Mimastrella Fisher, 1916  
                            Genus Patagiaster Fisher, 1906  
                            Genus Persephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891  
                            Genus Plutonaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Proserpinaster Fell, 1963  
                            Genus Psilaster Sladen, 1885  
                            Genus Tethyaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Thrissacanthias Fisher, 1910  
                            Genus Tritonaster Fisher, 1906  
                            Genus Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Astropectinidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Astropectinidae   
  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: Astropectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M. / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 3   
  Page(s): 225-347   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-6191-765-5, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Astropectinidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M., and Maureen E. Downey  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Starfishes of the Atlantic   
  Page(s): xxvi + 794   
  Publisher: Chapman and Hall   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-412-43280-3   
  Reference for: Astropectinidae   

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