Asteroidea

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  • The Oreasteridae are a family of sea stars in the class Asteroidea.
  • They are not usually used for feeding, as in Asteroidea.
  • Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea.
  • That is, the internal organs of digestion and reproduction never enter the arms, as they do in the Asteroidea.
  • The Zoroasteridae are one of three families of Asteroidea (sea stars) in the order Forcipulatida.
  • Starfish or sea stars are echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea.
  • The resulting volume on starfish (Asteroidea) became part of his PhD thesis.
  • In the Pacific, certain species of both Asteroidea and Gastropoda are known predators of this anemone.
  • The Asteriidae are a family of Asteroidea (sea stars) in the order Forcipulatida.
  • The Heliasteridae are a family of Asteroidea (sea stars) in the order Forcipulatida.
  • A fifth class of Eleutherozoa consisting of just three species, the Concentricycloidea (sea daisies), were recently merged into the Asteroidea.
  • They presented a phylogenetic tree for the living Asteroidea only; using the traditional names of starfish orders where possible, and indicating "part of" otherwise, the phylogeny is shown below.
  • The scientific name Asteroidea was given to starfish by the French zoologist de Blainville in 1830.
  • The subphylum includes the two classes of Asteroidea, the starfish, and Ophiuroidea, the brittle stars and basket stars.
  • Ambulacral is a term typically used in the context of anatomical parts of the phylum Echinodermata or class Asteroidea and Edrioasteroidea.
  • It was clearly an echinoderm but at first it was considered to be sufficiently different from starfish, class Asteroidea, as to warrant it being placed in a new class of its own, the Concentricycloidea.
  • The Valvatida are an order of sea star in the class Asteroidea, which contains 695 species in 172 genera in 17 families.
  • The phylogeny of the Asteroidea has been difficult to resolve, with visible (morphological) features proving inadequate, and the question of whether traditional taxa are clades in doubt.
  • The subphylum includes the two classes Asteroidea, the starfish, and Ophiuroidea, the brittle stars and basket stars, and perhaps the extinct order Somasteroidea.
  • The former view gained acceptance, and since 2006, they are currently considered a sister group to the Infraclass Neoasteroidea, which represents all post-Paleozoic asteroids within the Class Asteroidea.
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Meaning of Asteroidea

  • noun Sea stars