The Echinoid Directory

Tholeopelta Lambert & Thiery, 1914, p. 307

[=Eurypleura Lambert, 1912 (non Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843)]

Diagnostic Features
Distribution
Pliocene, Caribbean
Name gender feminine
Type
Clypeaster duchassaingi Michelin, 1861, by original designation
Species Included Only the type species.
Classification and/or Status

Clypeasteroida; Clypeasterina; Clypeasteridae

Subjective junior synonym of Clypeaster Lamarck, 1801.

Possibly conspecific with C. rosaceus, the type species.

Remarks
Mortensen, T. 1948. A Monograph of the Echinoidea IV.2 Clypeasteroida. C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.