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Ophiuroidea - Encrinasteridae
It was assigned to Palasteriscidae by Schuchert (1915); to Cheiropterasteridae by Spencer (1934), Lehmann (1957) and Owen (1965); to Encrinasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); to Encrinasterinae by Harper and Morris (1978); and to Oegophiurida by Sepkoski (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1890||Cheiropteraster Stürtz p. 228|
|1915||Cheiropteraster Schuchert p. 202|
|1934||Cheiropteraster Spencer pp. 443-446|
|1957||Cheiropteraster Lehmann p. 35|
|1965||Cheiropteraster Owen p. 554|
|1966||Cheiropteraster Spencer and Wright p. U85|
|1978||Cheiropteraster Harper and Morris p. 156|
|2002||Cheiropteraster Sepkoski, Jr.|
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