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Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae
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.
|G. Breton 1992||Body stellate, arms short, triangular, with a round interbrachial arc. Marginal plates numerous, all short, slightly thorny. Superomarginal join at mid length of the arm. External face of the marginal convex, but never domed. Ornament of numerous dense rounded and evenly distributed granule-pits, sometime associated with tiny tubercles. Rare pedicellariae pits of rounded to oval shape, winged or not.|