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Ophiuroidea - Oegophiurida - Protasteridae
If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.
|W. Hammann and S. Schmincke 1986||A species of Taeniaster with the following characteristics. Disc: Marginal plates not present. Arms: Saddle-shaped dorsal surface of ambulacrals smooth. Boot-shaped ventral part of ambulacral with slender articulating nose; ratio length/width growing in distal direction from 0.8 to 3.6. Subcircular depression at ankle of boot not present. Shaft of boot without radial depression. Three vertical spines, slender, grooved. Six tighty arranged groove spines not expanded distally.|