Forcipulatida

Forcipulatida

[fȯr¦sip·ə′lad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of echinoderms in the subclass Asteroidea characterized by crossed pedicellariae.
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Table 2 Maximum crawling speeds in echinoderms Order (a) Species Crawling Radius Speed Modes (mm) (mm/s) (b) (c) ASTEROTDEA Forcipulatida Asterias forbesi normal/pursuit 60 1.
Orden Forcipulatida Perrier, 1884 Familia Asteriidae Gray, 1840 Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834)
Orden valvatida Perrier, 1884 Familia Oreasteridae Fisher, 1911 Genero Nidorellia Gray, 1840 Nidorellia armata (Gray, 1840) Genero Pentaceraster Doderlein, 1916 Pentaceraster cuminigi (Gray, 1840) Familia Acanthasteridae Sladen, 1889 Genero Acanthaster Gervais, 1841 Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) Familia Mithrodiidae viguier, 1878 Genero Mithrodia Gray, 1840 Mithrodia bradleyi (verrill, 1870) Familia Ophidiasteridae verrill, 1870 Genero Pharia Gray, 1840 Pharia pyramidatus (Gray, 1840) Genero Phataria Gray, 1840 Phataria unifascialis (Gray, 1840) Orden Forcipulatida Perrier, 1884 Familia Heliasteridae viguier, 1878 Genero Heliaster Gray, 1840 Heliaster kubinijii (Xantus, 1860)
Previous laboratory studies have noted larval cloning in members of the Paxillosida and Forcipulatida (EJB and WBJ, pers.
No SCB were found in Henricia or in any of the seastars belonging to the order Forcipulatida with either epifluorescence or TEM.