Asteriidae

plural noun
As·ter·i·i·dae | \ ˌastəˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Asteriidae 

: a large and important family of starfishes including the common species of North America and Europe and having Asterias as its type and best-known genus

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History and Etymology for Asteriidae

New Latin, from Asterias, type genus + -idae

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