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Ceramaster  Verrill, 1899
Taxonomic Serial No.: 156988

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Tosiaster Verrill, 1914
    Philonaster Koehler, 1909
  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  
                         FamilyGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841  
                            GenusCeramaster Verrill, 1899  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Ceramaster arcticus (Verrill, 1909)  
                               Species Ceramaster australis H. E. S. Clark, 2001  
                               Species Ceramaster bowersi (Fisher, 1906)  
                               Species Ceramaster clarki Fisher, 1910  
                               Species Ceramaster cuenoti (Koehler, 1909)  
                               Species Ceramaster glasbyi McKnight, 1993  
                               Species Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783)  
                               Species Ceramaster grenadensis (Perrier, 1881)  
                               Species Ceramaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Ceramaster leptoceramus (Fisher, 1905)  
                               Species Ceramaster misakiensis (Goto, 1914)  
                               Species Ceramaster mortenseni (Koehler, 1909)  
                               Species Ceramaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889)  
                               Species Ceramaster smithi Fisher, 1913  
                               Species Ceramaster stellatus Djakonov, 1950  
                               Species Ceramaster trispinosus H. L. Clark, 1923  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Ceramaster    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Ceramaster   
  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: Ceramaster   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mah, Christopher L.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomy of High-Latitude Goniasteridae (Subantarctic & Antarctic): one new genus, and three new species with an overview and key to taxa   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 2759   
  Page(s): 1-48   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Ceramaster   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Spencer, W. K., and C. W. Wright / Durham, J. Wyatt, et al. / Moore, Raymond C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: Asterozoans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part U, Echinodermata 3, vol. 1   
  Page(s): U4-U107   
  Publisher: The Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas Press   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  Reference for: Ceramaster   

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