What is the taxonomic classification for starfish?

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Sep 20, 2015


Starfishes belong to the Echinodermata phyllum and the Asteroidea class.


There are many species, genera and families of starfishes, but they are all animals in the Echinodermata phyllum (next to sea urchins and sea cucumbers) and the Asteroidea class (exclusively composed by starfishes).