: a genus of starfishes (family Asteriidae) including only the large 20-rayed sunflower star (P. helianthoides) of the littoral zone of the western coast of North America

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New Latin, from pycn- + -podia

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“Pycnopodia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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