Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011
|Distribution||Upper Jurassic (Oxfordian), Kopet Dag|
|Type||Proacrolusia kelatensis Poretskaya, 1974, p. 87, by original designation.|
|Species Included||Only the type species|
|Classification and/or Status||Stem group Atelostomata (disasteroids), Collyritidae
?subjective junior synonym of Cardiopelta Pomel, 1883
|Remarks||In one specimen genital plate 2 separates ocular plates II and IV, but most specimens assigned to this species have the standard collyritid disc. The species was never illustrated except for the plating diagrams shown here.
Poreyskaya, E. S. 1974. [New echinoids from the Upper Oxfordian of the Kopetdag Range and on the problem of classification and phylogeny of the disasteroids]. Voprosy Stratigrafii 1, 85-91. [In Russian]