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Asteroidea - Lepidasteridae
It was assigned to Lepidactinidae by Spencer (1918); to Pustulosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lepidasteridae by Schuchert (1915), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Herringshaw et al. (2007).
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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.
|L. G. Herringshaw et al. 2007||Multi-rayed lepidasterids with large central disc. Very large oval madreporite in oral interradius, ornamented with radial striae. Inferomarginals form fanshaped array of triangulate to dentiform ossicles in oral interradii. Mouth angle plates and circumorals separated from marginal frame by numerous small actinals.|