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Ophiuroidea - Stenasteridae
It was assigned to Protasteridae by Spencer (1940), Owen (1965) and Spencer and Wright (1966); to Oegophiurida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Stenasteridae by Dean Shackleton (2005).
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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.
|J. Dean Shackleton 2005||Circumoral ossicle complex covers fourth ambulacral ossicle; thrid ambulacral forms part of circumoral ossicle complex; adambulacral attach to mail jaw plates aborally.|