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Anasterias  Perrier, 1875
Taxonomic Serial No.: 988881

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Asteroderma Perrier, 1888
    Calvasterias Perrier, 1875
    Parastichaster Koehler, 1920
    Kalyptasterias Koehler, 1923
    Sporasterias Perrier, 1893
    Stichorella Koehler, 1920
    Asterias borbonica Perrier, 1875
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                         FamilyAsteriidae Gray, 1840  
                            GenusAnasterias Perrier, 1875  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857)  
                               Species Anasterias antipodum (Bell, 1882)  
                               Species Anasterias asterinoides (Perrier, 1875)  
                               Species Anasterias directa (Koehler, 1920)  
                               Species Anasterias laevigata (Hutton, 1879)  
                               Species Anasterias mawsoni (Koehler, 1920)  
                               Species Anasterias pedicellaris (Koehler, 1923)  
                               Species Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876)  
                               Species Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876)  
                               Species Anasterias sphoerulata (Koehler, 1920)  
                               Species Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881)  
                               Species Anasterias studeri Perrier, 1891  
                               Species Anasterias suteri (de Loriol, 1894)  
                               Species Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870)  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Anasterias    
  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: Anasterias   
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