Stueria elegans, from Frizzell & Exline (1966).

Belongs within: Apodida.

Stueria is a form genus of wheel sclerites known from the Jurassic to the Pleistocene of Europe (Frizzell & Exline 1966).

Characters (from Frizzell & Exline 1966): Spokes 11–17; rim inclined to plane of wheel, curving upward and inward, coarsely dentate, teeth extending to periphery as seen from above; hub typically simple.

<==Stueria Schlumberger 1888 [incl. Actinoclava Müller 1911] FE66
    |--*S. elegans Schlumberger 1888 FE66
    |--S. bajocica FE66
    |--S. carpenteri FE66
    |--S. frankei FE66
    |--S. helvetica FE66
    |--S. intercessa FE66
    |--S. malmensis FE66
    |--S. mirabilis FE66
    |--S. novosundgarica FE66
    |--S. operculum FE66
    |--S. oreli FE66
    |--S. samarica FE66
    `--S. undosa FE66

*Type species of generic name indicated


[FE66] Frizzell, D. L., & H. Exline. 1966. Holothuroidea—fossil record. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on invertebrate Paleontology pt U. Echinodermata 3 vol. 2 pp. U646–U672. The Geological Society of America, Inc., and The University of Kansas Press.

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