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Persephonaster  Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156927

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Psilasteropsis Fisher, 1906
  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  
                            GenusPersephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Persephonaster armiger Ludwig, 1905  
                               Species Persephonaster asper Goto, 1914  
                               Species Persephonaster celebensis Döderlein, 1921  
                               Species Persephonaster cingulatus (Fisher, 1906)  
                               Species Persephonaster coelochilus Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Persephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891  
                               Species Persephonaster echinulatus H. L. Clark, 1941  
                               Species Persephonaster exquisitus Jangoux & Aziz, 1988  
                               Species Persephonaster facetus (Koehler, 1907)  
                               Species Persephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Persephonaster habrogenys Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Persephonaster leptactis H. L. Clark, 1941  
                               Species Persephonaster misakiensis Goto, 1914  
                               Species Persephonaster monostoechus Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Persephonaster oediplax Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Persephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)  
                               Species Persephonaster rhodopeplus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891  
                               Species Persephonaster roulei Koehler, 1909  
                               Species Persephonaster sewelli Macan, 1938  
                               Species Persephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892)  
                               Species Persephonaster suluensis Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Persephonaster tenuis Fisher, 1913  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Persephonaster    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Persephonaster   
  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: Persephonaster   
  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: Persephonaster   

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