Sunflower sea star

species of echinoderm

Pycnopodia helianthoides, commonly known as the sunflower sea star, is a large sea star found in the northeast Pacific.

Sunflower sea star
Sun flower sea star in tide pools.jpg
Scientific classification
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Pycnopodia
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P. helianthoides
Binomial name
Pycnopodia helianthoides
Brandt, 1835 [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Pycnopodia helianthoides". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 9 April 2007.