Arbacia abiquaensis Linder et al. 1988 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Full reference: R. A. Linder, J. W. Durham, and W. N. Orr. 1988. New late Oligocene echinoids from the central western cascades of Oregon. Journal of Paleontology 62(6):945-958

Belongs to Arbacia according to R. A. Linder et al. 1988

Sister taxa: Arbacia forbesii, Arbacia improcera, Arbacia lixula, Arbacia nodulosa

Type specimen: UCMP 39188, a test. Its type locality is Butte Creek [Abiqua Mbr, Scotts Mills Fm], which is in an Oligocene marine limestone in the Scotts Mills Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Butte Creek [Abiqua Mbr, Scotts Mills Fm]

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