Tylocidaris Pomel 1883 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Psychocidaridae

Parent taxon: Psychocidarinae according to P. Gravesen 1993

See also Cooke 1941, Fell 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Merocidaris, Roseicidaridae, Roseicidaris

Subtaxa: Tylocidaris (Sardocidaris) Tylocidaris (Tylocidaris) Tylocidaris clavigera Tylocidaris gosae Tylocidaris salina Tylocidaris vexilifera Tylocidaris walcotti Tylocidaris windi

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Type: Cidaris clavigera

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore


• Miocene of Italy (3 collections)

• Eocene of Cuba (2)

• Paleocene of Denmark (4), the Netherlands (2), United States (6: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (5), France (2), Germany (1), the Netherlands (1), Spain (9), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (5)

Total: 43 collections including 54 occurrences

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