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Thromidia catalai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Valvatida
Family: Mithrodiidae
Viguier, 1878[1]

The Mithrodiidae is a family of starfish in the order Valvatida.

Members of this family are big to huge tropical sea stars with 5 arms, rounded in cross-section.

List of genera and species[edit]


  1. ^ Mithrodidae World Register of Marine Species.