†family Galeritidae Gray 1825 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Galeritidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1825. An attempt to divide the Echinida, or Sea Eggs, into natural families. Annals of Philosophy, new series 10:423-431

Parent taxon: Conulidea according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

See also Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Conulidae, Neoglobatoridae

Subtaxa: Galerites

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Type: Galerites

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (3 collections), Germany (4), Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 8 collections including 13 occurrences

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