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Stenuroidea - Rhopalocomidae
It was reranked as Rhopalocoma by Schuchert (1915), Spencer (1940), Spencer (1951), Owen (1965), Spencer and Wright (1966), Sepkoski (2002), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Blake (2013).
It was assigned to Palaeocoma by Salter (1857); to Lapworthuridae by Schuchert (1915); to Asterozoa by Spencer (1940); to Eophiuridae by Spencer (1951) and Owen (1965); to Stenurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Rhopalocomidae by Spencer and Wright (1966), Dean Shackleton (2005) and Blake (2013).
|Year||Name and author|
|1857||Palaeocoma (Rhopalocoma) Salter|
|1915||Rhopalocoma Schuchert p. 254|
|1940||Rhopalocoma Spencer pp. 534-539|
|1951||Rhopalocoma Spencer p. 111|
|1965||Rhopalocoma Owen p. 546|
|1966||Rhopalocoma Spencer and Wright p. U81|
|2002||Rhopalocoma Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2005||Rhopalocoma Dean Shackleton p. 73|
|2013||Rhopalocoma Blake p. 367|
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