Family Chiridotidae Ostergren 1898 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida - Chiridotidae

Full reference: H. Ostergren. 1898. Das system der Synaptiden. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 55:11-120

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

See also Gilliland 1993, Kerr and Kim 2001, Ostergren 1898, Pawson 1966 and Rowe and Gates 1995

Sister taxa: Achistridae, Calcancoridae, Holothuriopsis, Myriotrochidae, Myriotrochus, Porachistrum, Synapta, Synaptidae, Synaptitidae, Theeliidae

Subtaxa: Chiridota Theelia

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Chile (1 collection)

• Eocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of Austria (1), France (2), Jordan (1), Poland (1)

• Jurassic of Egypt (2), France (3), Germany (1), Jordan (2), Poland (23), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (9)

• Triassic of Austria (9), China (1), Germany (2), Hungary (3), India (1), Italy (7), Poland (1), Slovakia (12), Slovenia (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (5)

• Permian of Hungary (1), Iran (1), Italy (1)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Kentucky)

Total: 96 collections including 181 occurrences

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