Cidaris admeto Braun 1841 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

Full reference: C. F. Braun. 1841. Taxonomic names, in Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:1-152

Belongs to Cidaris according to C. F. Braun 1841

Sister taxa: Cidaris (Cidaris), Cidaris alabamensis, Cidaris alata, Cidaris alpis, Cidaris baculifera, Cidaris blandis, Cidaris bowerbankii, Cidaris branneri, Cidaris californicus, Cidaris catenifera, Cidaris cojimarensis, Cidaris cornaliae, Cidaris cubensis, Cidaris curioni, Cidaris dilleri, Cidaris dixiensis, Cidaris fasciculata, Cidaris flexuosa, Cidaris fumagalli, Cidaris georgiana, Cidaris guembeli, Cidaris klipsteini, Cidaris liagora, Cidaris lorenzanus, Cidaris loveni, Cidaris martinezensis, Cidaris modestus, Cidaris moereus, Cidaris mortoni, Cidaris omboni, Cidaris ordinatus, Cidaris parastadifera, Cidaris perdubius, Cidaris perornata, Cidaris plumasensis, Cidaris pratti, Cidaris schlonbachi, Cidaris serrifera, Cidaris shastensis, Cidaris smithi, Cidaris splendens, Cidaris subnobilis, Cidaris subnodosa, Cidaris taylorensis, Cidaris tehamensis, Cidaris texanus, Cidaris tribuloides, Cidaris tubuloides, Cidaris wahalakensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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