Lefortia (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Faujasiidae

Invalid subtaxa: Pomelia de Loriol 1900 [replaced name], Pomeliopsis de Loriol 1901 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Faujasiidae according to P. M. Kier 1966

See also Cooke 1953 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Australanthus, Domechinus, Eurypetalum, Faujasia, Fauraster, Gongrochanus, Petalobrissus, Pygidiolampas, Rhynchopygus, Stigmatopyginae, Zuffardia

Subtaxa: Lefortia trojana

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at USGS 17259, Troy (Cretaceous of Mississippi)

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