Gymnocidaris Agassiz 1838 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae

Full reference: J.L.R. Agassiz. 1838. Prodromus of a monograph of the Radiata and Echinodermata. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 1:30-449

Parent taxon: Hemicidaridae according to A. A. Addi et al. 1998

See also Fell and Pawson 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asterocidaris, Cidaropsis, Eurypneustes, Hemicidaris, Hemitiaris, Hessotiara, Leptarbacia, Plesiocidaris, Pseudocidaris, Sphaerotiaris

Subtaxa: Gymnocidaris cossmanni Gymnocidaris pustulosa

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), Germany (1), Morocco (3), Poland (5)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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