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Elgerius Deflandre-Rigaud 1959 (sea cucumber)

Holothuroidea - Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 31238

Full reference: M. Deflandre-Rigaud. 1959. Sur quelques sclérites d'Holothuries de l'Oligocène moyen d'Innien, Holstein. Revue de Micropaléontologie 1(4):190-200

Parent taxon: Calclamnidae according to K. S. Soodan 1991

Sister taxa: Calclamna, Calclamnella, Calclamninae, Calclamnoidea, Curvatella, Eocaudiniinae, Fissobractites, Gutschickia, Hamptonina, Harrisina, Hodsonina, Jolfacaudina, Mortensenites, Pachopsites, Paracucumarites, Parvioctoidus, Petropegia, Praecaudina, Thuroholia, Yorkshirella

Subtaxa: Elgerius indicus, Elgerius inniensis, Elgerius ostrea

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Type: Elgerius ostrea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder-detritivore