Chiridota Eschscholtz 1829 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Chiridotidae

Alternative spellings: Cheirodota, Chirodota

Full reference: F. Eschscholtz. 1829. Zoologischer Atlas; enthaltend Abbildungen und Beschreibungen neue Thierarten wahrend der Flottcapitains von Kotzebue zweiter Reise um die Welt 1823–26. Reimer, Berlin 2:1-13

Parent taxon: Chiridotidae according to H. Ostergren 1898

See also Schlumberger 1888, Schlumberger 1890 and Villier 2010

Sister taxon: Theelia

Subtaxa: Cheirodota traquairii Chiridota atava Chirodota vetusa

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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