This species was created by Sollas (1888, 239-240) for the specimen of Stelletta euastrum from Freemantle, Carter, Ann. and Nag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, vol. vi. p. 489, pl. vii. fig. 41, 1880.
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. Zoology. 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map.