Family Echinoneidae Agassiz and Desor 1847 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

Alternative spelling: Echinoneides

Full reference: L. Agassiz and P. J. E. Desor. 1847. Catalogue raisonné des familles, des genres, et des espèces de la classe des échinodermes. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Troisième Série, Zoologie 7-8

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

See also Donovan et al. 2005 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Cluniaster, Conulidea, Mattsechinus

Subtaxa: Amblypygus Echinoneus Paleoechinoneus Pygoyrina Rhopostoma

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Type: Echinoneus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Cuba (1 collection), Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Italy (1), Jamaica (1)

• Oligocene of Cuba (1), Jamaica (1)

• Eocene of Cuba (1), France (1), Pakistan (1), United States (3: Florida)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Alabama)

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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