Thuroholia cribriformis Gutschick 1954 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae

Full reference: R. C. Gutschick. 1954. Holothurian sclerites from the Middle Ordovician of Northern Illinois. Journal of Paleontology 28(6):827-829

Belongs to Thuroholia according to R. J. Wernlund 1977

See also Gutschick 1954 and Gutschick et al. 1967

Sister taxa: Thuroholia crinerensis, Thuroholia croneisi, Thuroholia floydensis, Thuroholia irregularis, Thuroholia overbrookensis, Thuroholia spicatus, Thuroholia wanlessi

Type specimen: Holotype USNM 123572, paratypes USNM 123573a,b. Its type locality is quarry of the Medusa Portland Cement, Rock River, Dixon, Lee County, which is in a Blackriveran marine wackestone in the Mifflin Formation of illinois.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore


• Permian of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Montana)

• Ordovician of United States (2: Minnesota, illinois)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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