Order Arbacioida Gregory 1900 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida

Alternative spelling: Arbacina

Full reference: J. W. Gregory. 1900. The Echinoidea. A Treatise on Zoology. Part III. The Echinodermata, A. & C. Black, London 282-332

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

See also Berndt 2003, Donovan 1993, Fell and Pawson 1966, Linder et al. 1988, Smith 1995 and Smith 2009

Sister taxa: Besairiecidaris, Bramus, Camarodonta, Crinocidaris, Glyphopneustidae, Plesiocidaroida, Stirodonta, Stomopneustoida

Subtaxa: Acropeltidae Arbaciidae Dialithocidaris Glypticidae Goniopygidae Pygmaeocidaris Tetrapygus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

• Pliocene of United States (5: Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

• Miocene of Spain (1)

• Oligocene of United States (3: Alabama, Mississippi, Oregon)

• Eocene of France (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1), France (1)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (3), Brazil (1), Cuba (1), Egypt (14), France (22), Hungary (1), Jamaica (7), Jordan (2), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (7), Oman (9), Portugal (16), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (7), Switzerland (13), Turkey (1), Turkmenistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (1), Switzerland (2)

Total: 148 collections including 186 occurrences

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