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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata (Klein 1754)
Subphylum: Asterozoa (von Zittel 1895)
Class: Ophiuroidea (Gray 1840)
Order: Phrynophiurida
Suborder: Euryalina (Lamarck 1816)
Family: Gorgonocephalidae (Ljungman 1867)
Genus: Asteroporpa (Örsted & Lütken in Lütken 1856) / Brittle star


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Numerous small starfish in a cluster

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset
image K1752
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