Spinulosida Echinasteridae Henricia

Henric's Spiny-star Little-spiny Star-like Spiny-skinned Animals

The Spinulosida are an order of sea stars containing at least 120 species in seven genera and two families.

Spinulosids completely lack pedicellariae and have a delicate skeletal arrangement. Their name comes from the presence of numerous low spines on the aboral (upper) surface. No fossil spinulosids have yet been found.

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The Echinasteridae are a family of starfish in the monotypic order Spinulosida. The family includes eight genera and about 133 species found on the seabed in various habitats around the world.

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