Clypeaster Lamarck 1801 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Clypeasteridae

Full reference: J. -B. Lamarck. 1801. Système des Animaux sans Vertèbres, ou Tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux. 8:1-432

Parent taxon: Clypeasteridae according to S. K. Donovan et al. 2005

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Cooke 1942, Durham 1961, Durham 1966, Grant and Hertlein 1938, Jackson 1937, Kier 1997, Nisiyama 1968, Ragaini 1994 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ammotrophinae, Arachnoidinae, Clypeasterinae, Diplothecanthus, Echinanthus

Subtaxa: Clypeaster (Rhaphidoclypus) Clypeaster abruptus Clypeaster antillarum Clypeaster batheri Clypeaster bowersi Clypeaster butleri Clypeaster carrizoensis Clypeaster caudatus Clypeaster concavus Clypeaster cotteaui Clypeaster cubensis Clypeaster deserti Clypeaster europacificus Clypeaster excentricum Clypeaster gatuni Clypeaster herrerae Clypeaster humilis Clypeaster japonicus Clypeaster lanceolatus Clypeaster lopezriosi Clypeaster maoadentroensis Clypeaster meridanensis Clypeaster ochrus Clypeaster oxybaphon Clypeaster parrae Clypeaster parvus Clypeaster placentoides Clypeaster planipetalum Clypeaster reticulatus Clypeaster rogersi Clypeaster rosaceus Clypeaster rotundus Clypeaster saipanicus Clypeaster sanchezi Clypeaster speciosus Clypeaster subdepressus Clypeaster sunnilandensis Clypeaster topilanus Clypeaster virescens

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Eritrea (1), Jordan (3), Saudi Arabia (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), the Dominican Republic (5), Egypt (3), Fiji (1), Mexico (3), Portugal (1), Taiwan (1), United States (15: California, Florida, South Carolina)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of Algeria (5), Australia (5), Austria (10), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (3), Colombia (5), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (11), the Dominican Republic (2), Egypt (7), Fiji (1), France (1), Greece (3), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (13), Jamaica (1), Libya (1), Malta (6), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Panama (6), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Sri Lanka (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Cuba (3), Haiti (1), India (3), Iran (2), Jamaica (3), Jordan (1), Libya (1), Mexico (3), Oman (1), Panama (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Somalia (1), United States (21: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas)

• Eocene of Turkey (1), United States (2: Florida, Georgia)

Total: 183 collections including 228 occurrences

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