Exochellidae Bassler, 1935

The family is often included with the Romancheinidae, although its distinction is maintained by Ryland & Hayward (1999). The assignment of the relevant romancheinid genera to this family and to the Escharellidae is not yet complete.

This family includes the genera:

  1. Escharoides
  2. Exochella

Exochella tricuspis Escharoides angela Escharoides coccinea Escharoides excavata
Exochella tricuspis Escharoides angela
(Image by D.P. Gordon and NIWA)
Escharoides coccinea Escharoides excavata
Escharoides falcifera
Escharoides falcifera

Escharoides page at NMITA

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Edited by Phil Bock
Modified on 4th September 2000
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