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Turgidacystis Parsley and Sumrall 2007

Rhombifera - Pleurocystitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 259430

Full reference: R. L. Parsley and C. D. Sumrall. 2007. New recumbent echinoderm genera from the Bois d'Arc Formation: Lower Devonian (Lochkovian) of Coal County, Oklahoma. Journal of Paleontology 81(6):1486-1493

Parent taxon: Pleurocystitinae according to R. L. Parsley and C. D. Sumrall 2007

Sister taxa: Amecystis, Pleurocystites, Praepleurocystis, Pygecystis

Subtaxa: Turgidacystis graffhami

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Type: Turgidacystis graffhami

Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal suspension feeder