†family Goniophoridae Smith and Wright 1990 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Goniophoridae

Full reference: A. B. Smith and C. W. Wright. 1990. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 2, Echinothurioida, Diadematoida and Stirodonta (1, Calycina). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society 143(583):101-198

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

Sister taxa: Acrosaleniidae, Eurysalenia, Hyposaleniidae, Pseudosaleniidae, Saleniidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Goniophoridae in the database

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