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Ophidiasteridae  Verrill, 1870
Taxonomic Serial No.: 655998

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Linckiidae Viguier, 1878
    Acalia Gray, 1840
    Linckia (Acalia) Gray, 1840
    Acalia intermedia Gray, 1840
    Ophidiaster attenuatus Perrier, 1869
  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  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Andora A. M. Clark, 1967  
                            Genus Austrofromia H. L. Clark, 1921  
                            Genus Bunaster Döderlein, 1896  
                            Genus Celerina A. M. Clark, 1967  
                            Genus Certonardoa H. L. Clark, 1921  
                            Genus Cistina Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Copidaster A. H. Clark, 1948  
                            Genus Dactylosaster Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Devania Marsh, 1974  
                            Genus Dissogenes Fisher, 1913  
                            Genus Drachmaster Downey, 1970  
                            Genus Ferdina Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Gomophia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Hacelia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Heteronardoa Hayashi, 1973  
                            Genus Leiaster Peters, 1852  
                            Genus Linckia Nardo, 1834  
                            Genus Narcissia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Nardoa Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Oneria Rowe, 1981  
                            Genus Ophidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836  
                            Genus Paraferdina James, 1976  
                            Genus Pharia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Phataria Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Plenardoa H. L. Clark, 1921  
                            Genus Pseudophidiaster H. L. Clark, 1916  
                            Genus Sinoferdina Liao, 1982  
                            Genus Tamaria Gray, 1840  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Ophidiasteridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Ophidiasteridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M. / Jangoux, Michel, and John M. Lawrence, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: An index of names of recent Asteroidea, Part 2: Valvatida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Echinoderm Studies, vol. 4   
  Page(s): 187-355   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 90-5410-1172, 0168-6100  
  Reference for: Ophidiasteridae   
  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: Ophidiasteridae   

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