Micraster leskei d'Orbigny 1855 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Micrasteridae

Belongs to Micraster according to G. N. Djabarov 1964

Sister taxa: Micraster (Gibbaster), Micraster (Micraster), Micraster (Plesiaster), Micraster acutus, Micraster americanus, Micraster carinatus, Micraster coranguinum, Micraster corbovis, Micraster cortestudinarium, Micraster glyphus, Micraster pseudorostratus, Micraster rogalae, Micraster schroederi, Micraster uddeni

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Egypt (1), Germany (11), Poland (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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