Contributed by Dinesh Srivastava, December 2008
|Distribution||Asterocyclina alticostata Zone, middle Eocene; Kachchh (Gujarat), India|
|Type||Holotype No. KTE 283; Paratypes Nos. KTE 284, KTE 286, KTE 287, KTE 296, KTE 297 and KTE 298. Museum, Centre of Advanced Study in Geology, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.|
|Classification and/or Status||Cassiduloida; Echinolampadidae
A species of Echinolampas Gray, 1825
|Remarks||Echinolampas khariensis differs from E. alta Duncan & Sladen described from the Eocene sediments of Kachchh (Duncan & Sladen, 1883) in not having circular apical system, slightly flexuous petals I & V and anteriorly excentric peristome. E. khariensis differs from E. feddeni Duncan & Sladen described from the Eocene sediments of Kachchh (Duncan & Sladen, 1883) in not having sinuous petals I & V and anteriorly excentric peristome.
Duncan, P. M. and Sladen, W. P., 1883. The fossil Echinoidea of Kutch and Kattywar. Palaeontologia Indica, Ser. 14 1(4), p. 19, pl. 1, figs. 1-6; p. 23, pl. 1, figs. 8-11.
Srivastava, D. K. and Singh, S. K., 1999. Echinolampas- a cassiduloid echinoid from the Tertiary rocks of Kachchh, India. Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 44, p. 26, pl. II, figs. 1-5.