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Stichopites Deflandre and Deflandre-Rigaud 1948 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Stichopitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31274

Synonym: Prostichopus Frentzen 1964 (taxon 161970)

Full reference: G. Deflandre and M. Deflandre-Rigaud. 1948. A propos de l'introduction de parataxons dans la nomenclature zoologique. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 15:705-724

Parent taxon: Stichopitidae according to K. D. Kalita et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Cucumarites, Frangerites, Jagdipina, Ramusites, Rhabdotites, Stichopitella, Syneuphronides

Subtaxa: Stichopites mortenseni

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Ecology: shallow infaunal detritivore