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It was reranked as the unranked clade Forcipulatida by Gale (2011).
It was assigned to Asteroidea by Spencer and Wright (1966); to Surculifera by Gale (1987); to Asteroidea by Perrier (1884) and Sepkoski (2002); to Tripedicellaria by Gale (2011); and to Forcipulatacea by Blake (1989) and Mah and Blake (2012).
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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.