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Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae
It was assigned to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Goniasteridae by Gray (1847), Spencer and Wright (1966), Breton (1992), Breton and Néraudeau (2008) and Blake and Ettensohn (2009).
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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.
|G. Breton 1992||Arms short, with a wide base and poorly differentiated from the disc. Interbrachial arc regularly rounded. Marginal plates short, with a maximum width at the interradius. Granule-pits fine, hexagonal, irregular in size and depth. Pedicellariae-pits rounded, oval, or winged-oval.|