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Solasteridae  Viguier, 1878
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157062

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): sun stars [English]
  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  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilySolasteridae Viguier, 1878 – sun stars  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Crossaster Müller & Troschel, 1840  
                            Genus Heterozonias Fisher, 1910  
                            Genus Laetmaster Fisher, 1908  
                            Genus Lophaster Verrill, 1878  
                            Genus Paralophaster Fisher, 1940  
                            Genus Rhipidaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Seriaster Jangoux, 1984  
                            Genus Solaster Forbes, 1839  
                            Genus Xenorias 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: Solasteridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Solasteridae   
  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: Solasteridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M. / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 3: Velatida and Spinulosida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 5   
  Page(s): 183-246   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5410-639-5, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Solasteridae   

 Geographic Information
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    Author incorrectly cited in a previous version of ITIS as Perrier, 1884  



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