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Ophidiaster  L. Agassiz, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chione Gistel, 1848
    Asterias arenata Lamarck, 1816
    Asterias bicolor Lamarck, 1816
    Ophidiaster arenatus (Lamarck, 1816)
    Ophidiaster bicolor (Lamarck, 1816)
    Ophidiaster chinensis Perrier, 1875
    Linckia franciscus Nardo, 1834
  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 Bruguičre, 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  
                         FamilyOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870  
                            GenusOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Ophidiaster agassizi Perrier, 1881  
                               Species Ophidiaster alexandri Verrill, 1915  
                               Species Ophidiaster armatus Koehler, 1910  
                               Species Ophidiaster bayeri A. H. Clark, 1948  
                               Species Ophidiaster bullisi (Downey, 1970)  
                               Species Ophidiaster confertus H. L. Clark, 1916  
                               Species Ophidiaster cribrarius Lütken, 1871  
                               Species Ophidiaster duncani de Loriol, 1885  
                               Species Ophidiaster easterensis Ziesenhenne, 1964  
                               Species Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871  
                               Species Ophidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840 – Guilding's star 
                               Species Ophidiaster helicostichus Sladen, 1889  
                               Species Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842  
                               Species Ophidiaster kermadecensis Benham, 1911  
                               Species Ophidiaster lorioli Fisher, 1906  
                               Species Ophidiaster ludwigi de Loriol, 1900  
                               Species Ophidiaster macknighti H. E. S. Clark, 1962  
                               Species Ophidiaster multispinus Liao & A. M. Clark, 1996  
                               Species Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) – estrella púrpura 
                               Species Ophidiaster perplexus A. H. Clark, 1954  
                               Species Ophidiaster perrieri de Loriol, 1885  
                               Species Ophidiaster reyssi Sibuet, 1977  
                               Species Ophidiaster rhabdotus Fisher, 1906  
                               Species Ophidiaster tuberifer Sladen, 1880  

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

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