Asteriidae


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Asteriidae

[‚as·tə′ri·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large family of echinoderms in the order Forcipulatida, including many predatory sea stars.
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Regeneration of pyloric caeca in Asteriidae, with notes on the source of cells in regenerating organs.
Orden Forcipulatida Perrier, 1884 Familia Asteriidae Gray, 1840 Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834)
It is known that many sea star species of the family Asteriidae prefer small-sized scallops (Barbeau & Scheibling 1994, Barbeau et al.
Within the asteroids, the families Asteriidae and Solasteridae have shown sperm attractant cross-reactivity between them, but not with any other asteroid families tested (Miller, 1985b).
ochraceus is a member of Asteriidae family and possesses a brachiolaria larval stage.
None of the species belonging to the family Asteriidae (Sclerasterias, Coscinasterias, Allostichaster, Astrostole and Calvasterias) had SCB.