Family Urechinidae Duncan 1889 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Urechinidae

Full reference: P. M. Duncan. 1889. A revision of the genera and great groups of the Echinoidea. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 23:1-311

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

See also Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Carnarechinidae, Plexechinidae, Pourtalesiidae

Subtaxa: Carnarechinus Chelonechinus Sanchezaster Urechinus

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Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at "Cervantes", San José de las Lajas (Miocene to Miocene of Cuba)

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