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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of primitive Palæechinoidea regarded as transitional to the Cystoidea and characterized by an exocyclic test, narrow and straight ambulacra, with 4 vertical rows of plates each with a central pair of pores, broad interambulacra, numerous scale-like echinate plates, periproct posterior, and mouth with well-developed jaws. It is of Silurian age.


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