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Species Index

Group: Sea Stars and Sea Urchins

FamilyGenusScientific NameCommon Name
Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)Crown Of Thorns Starfish
Allostichaster polyplax (Muller and Troschel, 1844)
Asthenosoma intermedium (H.L. Clark, 1938)
Asthenosoma sp.(possibly varium) (Grube, 1868)
Astrobrachion constrictum (Farquhar, 1900)Eastern Snake Star
Breviturma dentata (Muller and Troschel, 1842)
Centrostephanus rodgersii (A. Agassiz, 1864)
Clypeaster tumidus (Tension-Woods, 1878)
Coscinasterias muricata (Verrill, 1870)Eleven-armed Seastar
Diadema palmeri (Baker, 1967)
Diadema savignyi (Audouin, 1829)
Echinaster colemani (Rowe and Albertson, 1987)
Echinaster luzonicus (Gray, 1840)
Echinometra sp. (Gray, 1825)
Echinostrephus aciculatus (A. Agassiz, 1863)
Echinothrix calamaris (Pallas, 1774)
Fromia indica (Perrier, 1869)
Fromia polypora (H.L. Clark, 1916)Many-pored Seastar
Hacelia helicosticha (Sladen, 1889)Coiled Seastar
Heliocidaris erythrogramma (Valenciennes, 1846)Purple Urchin
Heliocidaris tuberculata (Lamarck, 1816)Tuberculate Urchin
Holopneustes purpurascens (A. Agassiz, 1872)
Leiaster sp. (Peters, 1852)
Linckia guildingi (Gray, 1840)
Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Meridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)Eight-armed Seastar
Meridiastra oriens (O’Loughlin, Waters and Roy, 2003)
Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ophiarachna incrassata (Lamarck, 1816)
Ophiarachna megacantha (H.L. Clark, 1938)
Ophidiaster confertus (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Ophiomyxa australis (Lutken, 1869)
Ophioplocus imbricatus (Muller and Troschel, 1842)
Pentaceraster sp. (Doderlein, 1916)
Pentagonaster duebeni (Gray, 1847)
Petricia vernicina (Lamarck, 1816)Velvet Seastar
Phyllacanthus parvispinus (Tension Woods, 1878)
Plectaster decanus (Muller and Troschel, 1843)
Prionocidaris callista (Rowe and Hoggett, 1986)Beautiful Sea Urchin
Pseudoboletia indiana (Michelin, 1862)
Pseudoboletia maculata (Troschel, 1869)
Pseudonepanthia nigrobrunnea (Rowe and Marsh, 1982)
Salmacis belli (Doderlein, 1902)
Salmacis sphaeroides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Toxopneustes pileolus (Lamarck, 1816)Flower Urchin
Tripneustes sp. (Linnaeus, 1758)Lamington Urchin
Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816)

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