Hemicidaris abyssinica Blanford 1870 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae

Full reference: W. T. Blanford. 1870. Observations on the Geology and Zoology of Abyssinia

Belongs to Hemicidaris according to W. T. Blanford 1870

Sister taxa: Hemicidaris alpina, Hemicidaris confluens, Hemicidaris granulosa, Hemicidaris icaunensis, Hemicidaris intermedia, Hemicidaris intumescens, Hemicidaris koechlini

Type specimen: Its type locality is Agula-Dongolo, which is in an Oxfordian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Antalo Limestone Formation of Ethiopia

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder


• Jurassic of Eritrea (1 collection), Ethiopia (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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