Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011
|Type||Three species were originally included - Schizaster canaliferus, S. ventricosus and S. jukesii.|
|Classification and/or Status||Nn Nina Horsfield, 1829, p. 140 [a lepidopteran]
A junior synonym of Ova Gray, 1825, according to Mortensen (1951, p. 308)
|Remarks||Gray, J. E. 1855. Catalogue of the Recent Echinida or Sea Eggs in the collection of the British Museum. Part 1, Echinida Irregularia. pp. i-ii, 1-69, pls 1-6. Trustees of the British Museum, London.
Horsfield, 1829. A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House.
Mortensen, T. 1951. A monograph of the Echinoidea. Part V. 2. Spatangoida II. C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.