Conulus stephensoni Cooke 1953 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Conulidae

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

Belongs to Conulus according to C. W. Cooke 1953

Sister taxa: Conulus antillensis, Conulus douvillei, Conulus elongatus, Conulus raulini

Type specimen: USNM 108373. Its type locality is USGS 15626, Medio Creek Valley, which is in a Santonian carbonate chalk in the Austin Chalk Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (5: Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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