Linthia variabilis Slocom 1909 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Belongs to Linthia according to C. W. Cooke 1953

Sister taxa: Linthia (Linthia), Linthia (Lutetiaster), Linthia alabamensis, Linthia avilensis, Linthia brodermanni, Linthia californica, Linthia cretacica, Linthia garciai, Linthia hanoverensis, Linthia houzeaui, Linthia monteroae, Linthia praenipponica, Linthia prima, Linthia sanrafaelensis, Linthia sudanensis, Linthia wilmingtonensis, Schizaster (Linthia) ocalanus

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (21: Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas collections)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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