Eocaudina columcanthus Gutschick et al. 1967 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae

Full reference: R. C. Gutschick, W. F. Canis, and K. G. Brill, Jr. 1967. Kinderhook (Mississippian) holothurian sclerites from Montana and Missouri. Journal of Paleontology 41(6):1461-1480

Belongs to Eocaudina according to R. C. Gutschick et al. 1967

Sister taxa: Eocaudina acanthica, Eocaudina angulata, Eocaudina bombayensis, Eocaudina cassianensis, Eocaudina circularia, Eocaudina concentrica, Eocaudina crassa, Eocaudina gornensis, Eocaudina gowdai, Eocaudina gutschicki, Eocaudina hexagona, Eocaudina hexagona, Eocaudina indica, Eocaudina insolica, Eocaudina jaffari, Eocaudina liassica, Eocaudina liptovskaensis, Eocaudina longa, Eocaudina marginata, Eocaudina mccormacki, Eocaudina mostleri, Eocaudina ovalis, Eocaudina patella, Eocaudina pentagona, Eocaudina plaga, Eocaudina ramosa, Eocaudina rimosa, Eocaudina septaforaminalis, Eocaudina subhexagona, Eocaudina subquadrata

Type specimen: Holotype, UND 101; paratypes, UND 106-111; UMo. E-46-1.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Holothurian sclerites - Lodgepole limestone, Locality 1, Madison Co., MT (Carboniferous of Montana)

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