Luidiidae

Luidiidae

[lü·ə′dī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of echinoderms in the suborder Paxillosina.
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ECHINODERMATA ECHINOIDEA Strongylocentrotus franciscanus ECHINODERMATA ASTEROIDEA LUIDIIDAE Luidia foliolata ASTROPECTINIDAE Astropecten armatus ECHINODERMATA, OPHIUROIDEA DENDRASTERIDAE Dendraster excentricus OPHIACANTHIDAE Ophiacantha costata Ophiacantha sp.
Pilumnidae Pilumnus caribaeus Pilumnus dasypodus Pinnotheridae Calyptraeotheres hernandezi Echinodermata, Asteroidea Echinasteridae Echinaster echinophorus Luidiidae Luidia alternata Ophiuroidea Ophiuridae Ophiolepis impressa Ophiocomidae Ophiocomella ophiactoides Ophiodermatidae Ophioderma appressa Ophioderma brevispina Ophioderma cinerea Ophioderma brevicauda Ophiactidae Ophiactis savignyi Amphiuridae Ophiostigma isocanthum Ophiotrichidae Ophiothrix angulata Ophiothrix orstedii Echinoidea Clypeasteridae Clypeaster subdepressus Arbaciidae Arbacia punctulata Tqxqpneustidae Lytechinus variegatus Holothuroidea Cucumariidae Aslia surinamensis Holothuridae Holothuria mexicana Holothuria grisea Stichqpodidae Isostichopus badionotus AGRADECIMIENTOS
foliolata is a member of the family Luidiidae, which lacks a brachiolaria larval stage in its ontogeny (Chia et al., 1993).
Ecological notes: In shallow waters, on sand bottoms and associated with the sea-star Luidia senegalensis (Lamarck, 1816) (Asteroidea: Luidiidae) (Melo, 1999).