The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, April 2008

Linthia somaliensis Currie, 1927, p. 432

Diagnostic Features Very coarsely tuberculate compared to other Linthia.  Apical disc ethmophract with 4 gonopores; labral plate elongate and subquadrate.  Peripetalous and lateroanal fascioles both present.
Distribution Lower Eocene, Somalia.
Classification and/or Status A species of Linthia.
Remarks Currie, E. D. 1927. Jurassic and Eocene Echinoidea (Somaliland). Monographs of the Geological Department of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow University 1, 411-441, 1 pl.