Echinoneus burgeri Grant and Hertlein 1938 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

Full reference: U. S. Grant and L. G. Hertlein. 1938. The West American Cenozoic Echinoidea. Publications of the University of California at Los Angeles in Mathematical and Physical Sciences 2:1-225

Belongs to Echinoneus according to U. S. Grant and L. G. Hertlein 1938

Sister taxa: Echinoneus cyclostomus, Echinoneus orbicularis, Echinoneus robustus, Koehleraster abnormalis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Carrizo Creek, which is in a Pliocene perireef or subreef limestone/sandstone in the Imperial Formation of California

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Carrizo Creek

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