Echinaster

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Echinaster
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Echinaster sepositus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Spinulosida
Family: Echinasteridae
Genus: Echinaster
Verrill, 1870[1]
Species
see text
Synonyms[1]
  • Rhopia Gray, 1840
  • Thyraster Ives, 1890
  • Verrillaster Downey, 1973

Echinaster is a genus of starfish in the family Echinasteridae in the order Spinulosida.

Species[edit]

The following species are recognised:- [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2013). C. L. Mah, ed. "Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840". World Asteroidea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2013-11-13.