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It was assigned to Goniactinida by Sepkoski (2002); to Chinianasteridae by Spencer (1951), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Dean Shackleton (2005); and to Somasteroidea by Blake (2013).
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|W. K. Spencer 1951||A chinianasterid with large ambulacral basins placed on the oral surface and separated by mid-radial open channel|
|J. Dean Shackleton 2005||Ambulacral proximal podial flange with tongue overlapping distal flange; transverse contact between adjacent ambulacrals overlapping; pores present within large ambulacral groove; ambulacral cross-section rectangular (flat aboral ambulacral profile); greater than two inferomarginal ossicles per ambulacral over entire arm.|