Echinasteridae

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Echinasteridae
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Echinaster sepositus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Spinulosida
Family: Echinasteridae
Verrill, 1870[1]
Genera
see text
Synonyms[1]
  • Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889
  • Metrodirinae Sladen, 1889

The Echinasteridae are a family of sea stars in the order Spinulosida.

Taxonomy[edit]

The following genera are recognised by the World Register of Marine Species:[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c WoRMS (2013). C. L. Mah, eds. "Echinasteridae - Verrill, 1870". World Asteroidea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2013-11-13.