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Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734]


Marine animals with a radially symmetrical body (mostly five radiate) with a skeleton consisting of calcareous plates and with tube-feet which are in connection with an interior water-vascular system.
They never form colonies.

Treated taxon:
- Class Asteroidea

Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata)