Salenia hondoensis Cooke 1953 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Saleniidae

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1953. American Upper Cretaceous Echinoidea. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 254-A:1-44

Belongs to Salenia according to C. W. Cooke 1953

Sister taxa: Salenia (Pleurosalenia), Salenia ameri, Salenia anthophora, Salenia belgica, Salenia buddyi, Salenia cascadensis, Salenia cherei, Salenia heberti, Salenia mexicana, Salenia microprocta, Salenia minima, Salenia novemprovincialis, Salenia nutrix, Salenia obnupta, Salenia schencki, Salenia scrippsae, Salenia scutigera, Salenia sigillata, Salenia texana, Salenia tumidula

Type specimen: USNM 108366. Its type locality is USGS 12902, King's Waterhole, which is in a Campanian carbonate limestone in the Anacacho Limestone Formation of Texas.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (3: Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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