Schizobrissus kewi Durham 1961 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida

Full reference: J. W. Durham. 1961. Miocene echinoids from the Valle Central, Costa Rica. Journal of Paleontology 35(3):480-488

Belongs to Schizobrissus according to J. W. Durham 1961

Sister taxa: Schizobrissus antillarum, Schizobrissus clevei, Schizobrissus cruciatus, Schizobrissus jacksoni

Type specimen: USNM 563463, a test. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 20001 - ridge between Candelaria and Río Ciruelas, which is in a Miocene/Miocene offshore siliciclastic in Costa Rica.

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at USGS Loc. 20001 - ridge between Candelaria and Río Ciruelas

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