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Family Synaptidae Burmeister 1837 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Apodida

PaleoDB taxon number: 62402

Full reference: H. Burmeister. 1837. Handbuch der Naturgeschichte, Zweiter Band, Dritte Abtheilung, Zoologie, T. C. Friedrich, Berlin 1-858

Parent taxon: Apodida according to A. M. Kerr and J. Kim 2001

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

Subtaxa: Calcancora, Prosynapta, Pseudocaudina, Rigaudites

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore