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Asteroidea - Monasteridae
It was reranked as Monaster by Gregory (1899), Schuchert (1915), Spencer (1927), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Sepkoski (2002) and Blake and Elliott (2003).
It was assigned to Palaeaster by Etheridge (1892); to Palaeasteridae by Gregory (1899); to Pustulosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Monasteridae by Schuchert (1915), Spencer (1927), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966) and Blake and Elliott (2003).
|Year||Name and author|
|1892||Palaeaster (Monaster) Etheridge Jr. p. 74|
|1899||Etheridgaster Gregory p. 353|
|1915||Monaster Schuchert pp. 170-172|
|1927||Monaster Spencer pp. 359-360|
|1965||Monaster Owen p. 546|
|1966||Monaster Spencer and Wright p. U54|
|2002||Monaster Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2003||Monaster Blake and Elliott p. 485|
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