Family Myriotrochidae Théel 1877 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Myriotrochidae

Full reference: H. Théel. 1877. Note sur quelques holothuries des mers de la Nouvelle Zemble. Nova acta Regiae Societatis scientiarum upsaliensis 3(17):1-18

Parent taxon: Apodida according to H. W. Kozur and H. Mostler 2008

See also Boczarowski 2001, Gilliland 1993, Kerr and Kim 2001, Pawson 1966, Reich 2002 and Théel 1877

Sister taxa: Achistridae, Calcancoridae, Chiridotidae, Holothuriopsis, Myriotrochus, Porachistrum, Synapta, Synaptidae, Synaptitidae, Theeliidae

Subtaxa: Acanthotheelia Gagesiniotrochus Hemisphaeranthos Paleochiridotidae Thalattocanthus Trematrochus

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Egypt (1), Germany (1), Poland (2)

• Triassic of Austria (3), China (1), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (6), Poland (1), Slovakia (5), Slovenia (1)

• Permian of United States (2: Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (2: Nebraska, Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (12: Arizona, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Mississippian of Afghanistan (1)

• Devonian of Poland (2)

Total: 46 collections including 66 occurrences

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