Bromidechinus Smith and Savill 2001 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea

Full reference: A. B. Smith and J. J. Savill. 2001. Bromidechinus, a new Ordovician echinozoan (Echinodermata), and its bearing on the early history of echinoids . Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 92:137-147

Parent taxon: Echinoidea according to A. B. Smith and J. J. Savill 2001

Sister taxa: Acrosalenioida, Archaeocidaridae, Cassiduloidea, Cidaris aculeata, Cidaris aialensis, Cidaris alpina, Cidaris alternata, Cidaris austriaca, Cidaris avena, Cidaris biconica, Cidaris biformis, Cidaris braunii, Cidaris buchii, Cidaris caudex, Cidaris cingulata, Cidaris coralliophila, Cidaris costalarensis, Cidaris costata, Cidaris costeanensis, Cidaris decorata, Cidaris decoratissima, Cidaris dorsata, Cidaris ecki, Cidaris forminensis, Cidaris fustis, Cidaris glabra, Cidaris hausmanni, Cidaris lanceata, Cidaris linearis, Cidaris milierensis, Cidaris ovata, Cidaris perplexa, Cidaris petersii, Cidaris plana, Cidaris pyramidalis, Cidaris quadrialata, Cidaris quadriserrata, Cidaris regnyi, Cidaris remifera, Cidaris remifera, Cidaris reticulata, Cidaris roemeri, Cidaris schwageri, Cidaris scrobiculata, Cidaris seelandica, Cidaris semicostata, Cidaris similis, Cidaris spinachristi, Cidaris spongiosa, Cidaris stipes, Cidaris stoppanii, Cidaris sulcata, Cidaris tenuicostata, Cidaris tetraedrica, Cidaris transversa, Cidaris trapezoidalis, Cidaris trigona, Cidaris triserrata, Cidaris undulatus, Cidaris valparolae, Cidaris verticillata, Cidaris verticillata, Cidaris waechteri, Cidaris wissmanni, Cidaris zardini, Cidarites, Cidaroidea, Corystusidae, Dallonia, Deakia, Diplocidaroida, Disasteroida, Dysaster, Echinocrinus, Echinoida, Echinopluteus, Euechinoidea, Firmacidaris, Gajechinus, Gnathostomata, Hemicidaris gracilis, Hemicidaris obliquelineata, Oligopygoida, Ombria, Parechinus, Perischoechinoidea, Plegiocidaris senex, Pleurechinus, Protocidaris, Radiolus, Radiolus adametzi, Radiolus alutensis, Radiolus antipai, Radiolus boletus, Radiolus complanatus, Radiolus culter, Radiolus festuca, Radiolus fusus, Radiolus herbichi, Radiolus lineola, Radiolus penna, Radiolus racadaui, Radiolus raiblianus, Radiolus rostratus, Radiolus segmentatus, Regularia, Temnopleuroida, Vernius, Yunnanechinus

Subtaxa: Bromidechinus rimaporus

View classification

Type: Bromidechinus rimaporus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Dunn Hill Quarry, Criner Hills (Ordovician of Oklahoma)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.