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Zoroaster  Thomson, 1873
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157205

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Prognaster Perrier, 1891
  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  
                   SuperorderForcipulatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderForcipulatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyZoroasteridae Sladen, 1889  
                            GenusZoroaster Thomson, 1873  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Zoroaster actinocles Fisher, 1919  
                               Species Zoroaster adami Koehler, 1909  
                               Species Zoroaster alfredi Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Zoroaster alternicanthus McKnight, 2006  
                               Species Zoroaster angulatus Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Zoroaster barathri Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Zoroaster carinatus Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Zoroaster fulgens Thomson, 1873  
                               Species Zoroaster hirsutus Ludwig, 1905  
                               Species Zoroaster macracantha H. L. Clark, 1916  
                               Species Zoroaster magnificus Ludwig, 1905  
                               Species Zoroaster microporus Fisher, 1916  
                               Species Zoroaster ophiactis Fisher, 1916  
                               Species Zoroaster ophiurus Fisher, 1905  
                               Species Zoroaster orientalis Hayashi, 1943  
                               Species Zoroaster planus Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Zoroaster singletoni McKnight, 2006  
                               Species Zoroaster spinulosus Fisher, 1906  
                               Species Zoroaster tenuis Sladen, 1889  
                               Species Zoroaster variacanthus McKnight, 2006  

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

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