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Goniasteridae  Forbes, 1841
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156987

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Pentopliidae H. E. S. Clark, 1971
  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  
                         FamilyGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Anthenoides Perrier, 1881  
                            Genus Apollonaster Halpern, 1970  
                            Genus Astroceramus Fisher, 1906  
                            Genus Astropatricia McKnight, 2006  
                            Genus Astrothauma Fisher, 1913  
                            Genus Atelorias Fisher, 1911  
                            Genus Calliaster Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Calliderma Gray, 1847  
                            Genus Ceramaster Verrill, 1899  
                            Genus Chitonaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Circeaster Koehler, 1909  
                            Genus Cladaster Verrill, 1899  
                            Genus Diplasiaster Halpern, 1970  
                            Genus Enigmaster McKnight & H. E. S. Clark, 1996  
                            Genus Eratosaster Mah, 2011  
                            Genus Floriaster Downey, 1980  
                            Genus Fromia Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Gigantaster Döderlein, 1924  
                            Genus Glyphodiscus Fisher, 1917  
                            Genus Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836  
                            Genus Iconaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Johannaster Koehler, 1909  
                            Genus Kermitaster H. E. S. Clark, 2001  
                            Genus Lithosoma Fisher, 1911  
                            Genus Litonotaster Verrill, 1899  
                            Genus Lydiaster Koehler, 1909  
                            Genus Mabahissaster Macan, 1938  
                            Genus Mariaster A. H. Clark, 1916  
                            Genus Mediaster Stimpson, 1857  
                            Genus Milteliphaster Alcock, 1893  
                            Genus Nectria Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Neoferdina Livingstone, 1931  
                            Genus Notioceramus Fisher, 1940  
                            Genus Nymphaster Sladen, 1889  
                            Genus Ogmaster von Martens, 1865  
                            Genus Peltaster Verrill, 1899  
                            Genus Pergamaster Koehler, 1920  
                            Genus Pillsburiaster Halpern, 1970  
                            Genus Plinthaster Verrill, 1899  
                            Genus Pontioceramus Fisher, 1911  
                            Genus Progoniaster Döderlein, 1924  
                            Genus Pseudoceramaster Jangoux, 1981  
                            Genus Pseudogoniodiscaster Livingstone, 1930  
                            Genus Rosaster Perrier, 1894  
                            Genus Sibogaster Döderlein, 1924  
                            Genus Siraster H. L. Clark, 1915  
                            Genus Sphaeriodiscus Fisher, 1910  
                            Genus Stellaster Gray, 1840  
                            Genus Stellasteropsis Dollfus, 1936  
                            Genus Styphlaster H. L. Clark, 1938  
                            Genus Tessellaster H. L. Clark, 1941  
                            Subfamily Hippasterinae   
                            Subfamily Pentagonasterinae Perrier, 1884  

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

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