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Asteroidea
de Blainville, 1830
starfish
T4000675       Quick-Link [ https://copepedia.org/?id=T4000675 ]
Class ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0123080 | ITIS: 0156862 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Asterozoa
   
Animalia
Kingdom
: Echinodermata
Phylum
: Asterozoa
Subphylum
: Asteroidea
Class


In the map above, the DARK RED DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (73 obs globally),
while pink dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (104610 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (3 sites globally).
 
The photos above are of this taxon and its taxonomic siblings.
Click on the photobox to see a gallery of all the photos.

DATABASE Info


73 quantitative-obs
104610 non-quantitative
MOLECULAR Info


145 barcodes
TIME-SERIES Info


3 sites

This Class currently has 5 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 17 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

Want to see an alphabetical list of ALL families or genera or species within this taxa group? Click on the blue (text) link to the left.

#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Concentricycloidea
BakerA., F.W.E. Rowe & H.E.S. Clark, 1986
Infraclass   [ "accepted" ]   T4023132
WoRMS-ID:   254801

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available
2
  Forcipulatacea
Blake, 1987
Superorder   [ "accepted" ]   T4008372
WoRMS-ID:   582527

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   11
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   36854
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   60
no photos
currently available
3
  Spinulosacea
Blake, 1987
Superorder   [ "accepted" ]   T4023144
WoRMS-ID:   582529

# of direct Siblings:   1
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   2
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   9758
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   5
no photos
currently available
4
  Valvatacea
Blake, 1987
Superorder   [ "accepted" ]   T4008373
WoRMS-ID:   582528

# of direct Siblings:   3
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   26
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   54078
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   81
no photos
currently available
5
  Velatida
Perrier, 1884
Order   [ "accepted" ]   T4023151
WoRMS-ID:   123091

# of direct Siblings:   4
# (total) of all siblings-and-sub-siblings:   16
# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   5022
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   0
no photos
currently available



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Last Updated:   2020-Nov-06