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Asteroidea - Hudsonasteridae
It was assigned to Mesopalaeasterinae by Owen (1965); to Silurasterinae by Spencer and Wright (1966); to Pustulosida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Hudsonasteridae by Schuchert (1915), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Herringshaw et al. (2007).
|Year||Name and author|
|1915||Siluraster Schuchert pp. 65-66 figs. text-fig. 6|
|1916||Caractacaster Spencer p. 80|
|1934||Caractacaster Withers and Keble p. 223|
|1965||Siluraster Owen p. 568|
|1966||Siluraster Spencer and Wright p. U51|
|2002||Siluraster Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2005||Siluraster Dean Shackleton p. 102|
|2007||Siluraster Herringshaw et al. p. 1217|
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|J. Dean Shackleton 2005||Adambulacrals with prominent vertical spines; calcified madreporite; resence of intercalated ossicles between radials and superomarginals; axillary same size as adjacent inferomarginals.|