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Asteroidea - Valvatida - Stauranderasteridae
It was recombined as Lithaster pustuliferus by Hess (1977); it was recombined as Pentaceros (Oreaster) pustuliferus by Hess (1975) and Hess (1991).
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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.
|H. Hess 1977||Disc large. Arms relatively massive long, cylindrical. Marginal plates low squared, with an abradial projection. External face with distinctive, adjoining crests and crater-shaped tubercles. Marginal and carinal of similar size but other plates from the dorsal face substantially smaller. Adambulacral plates block like bearing spine bases.|