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†family Achistridae Frizzell and Exline 1955 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida

PaleoDB taxon number: 161986

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: Apodida according to J. Bohaty and H.-G. Herbig 2010

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

Subtaxa: Aboculus, Achistrum

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore