Echinolampas Gray 1825 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae

Synonyms: Hypsoclypus Pomel 1869, Palaeolampas Bell 1880

Parent taxon: Echinolampadidae according to A. S. Osborn et al. 2016

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Cooke 1942, Durham 1961, Kier 1962, Kier 1966, Kier 1980, Nisiyama 1968, Ragaini 1994, Sanchez-Roig 1953, Sepkoski 2002 and Smith 2009

Sister taxa: Arnaudaster, Parapygus, Plesiolampas

Subtaxa: Echinolampas (Cylindrolampas) Echinolampas (Cypholampas) Echinolampas (Progonolampas) Echinolampas aldrichi Echinolampas alexandri Echinolampas andalusiensis Echinolampas anguillae Echinolampas appendiculata Echinolampas atascaderensis Echinolampas bombos Echinolampas brachytona Echinolampas castroi Echinolampas clevei Echinolampas consolationis Echinolampas lechoni Echinolampas lycopersicus Echinolampas mestrei Echinolampas ovatus Echinolampas oviformis Echinolampas posterocrassus Echinolampas raulini Echinolampas semiorbis Echinolampas tumulus Echinolampas woodringi Echinolampas yoshiwarai Hypsoclypus lucae Palaeolampas alta Palaeolampas plateia

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Type: Echinanthus ovatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (6), Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (4), Egypt (5), France (2), Italy (14), Libya (1), Malta (2), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), Portugal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Tanzania (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (5)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Cuba (3), Iran (1), Jamaica (2), Jordan (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Cuba (1)

• Eocene of Cuba (2), Egypt (12), France (1), Germany (1), India (1), Libya (8), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Peru (1), Turkey (3), United States (26: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina)

Total: 142 collections including 171 occurrences

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