Contributed by Andrew Smith, June 2009
[Ananchytes texana Cragin, 1893, p. 145, pl. 25, fig. 12, pl. 26, figs 1, 2.
Echinocorys texanus (Cragin); Cooke, 1953, p. 25, pl. 10, figs 1,2. pl. 11, fig. 17.]
|Distribution||Campanian, Upper Cretaceous, Texas & Arkansas, USA|
|Type||University of Texas at Austin, Paleontological Collections UT 17268.|
|Classification and/or Status||A species of Echinocorys.|
|Remarks||Differs from E. scutata in the length and development of petaloid parts of the ambulacra, which extend in this species almost to the ambitus.
Cragin, F. W. 1893. A contribution to the invertebrate paleontology of the Texas Cretaceous. Texas Geological Survey Annual Report 4(9), 139-294, pls 24-46.
Cooke, C. W. 1953. American Upper Cretaceous Echinoidea. Geological Survey Professional Paper 254-A, 44 pp, 16 pls.