This species was created by Sollas 1888 (page 239) for the specimen of Carter Stelletta euastrum, Carter, Ann. and Nag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, vol. vi. p. 489, pl. vii. fig. 41, 1880., from the Gulf of Mannar
Sollas, W.J. (1888). Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876. <em>Zoology.</em> 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map.