Auricularites Deflandre-Rigaud 1950 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Synaptitidae

Full reference: M. Deflandre-Rigaud. 1950. Les sclérites rotiformes des holothuries fossiles. Annales de Paléontologie 36:1-45

Parent taxon: Synaptitidae according to P. M. Gilliland 1993

See also Deflandre-Rigaud 1950, Deflandre-Rigaud 1952, Deflandre-Rigaud 1962, Frizzell and Exline 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Croneisites, Synaptites

Subtaxa: Auricularites arcuatus Auricularites parviradiatus

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Vaches Noires Cliff, stratigraphic bed unknown (Jurassic of France)

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