Calcancora Frizzell and Exline 1955 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Synaptidae

Full reference: D. L. Frizzell and H. Exline. 1955. Monograph of fossil holothurian sclerites. Bulletin of the Missouri University School of Metallurgy and Mines, Technical series 89:1-204

Parent taxon: Synaptidae according to M. Reich and F. Wiese 2010

See also Deflandre-Rigaud 1962, Frizzell and Exline 1955, Frizzell and Exline 1966, Sepkoski 2002, Soodan 1991 and Zawidzka 1971

Sister taxa: Prosynapta, Pseudocaudina, Rigaudites

Subtaxa: Calcancora kistnai Calcancora mississippiensis Calcancora venusta

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Type: Calcancora mississippiensis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of India (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), Jordan (1), Poland (1)

• Triassic of Poland (1)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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