Infraorder Temnopleuridea Kroh and Smith 2010 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta

Full reference: A. Kroh and A. B. Smith. 2010. The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8(2):147-212

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

Sister taxa: Echinidea, Odontophora, Parasaleniidae

Subtaxa: Glyphocyphidae Temnopleuridae Trigonocidaridae Zeuglopleuridae

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Australia (1 collection), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), Indonesia (1), Italy (7), Madagascar (1), South Africa (1)

• Eocene of India (1), New Zealand (1), Turkey (1), United States (1: California)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), Brazil (1), France (1), Germany (2), Morocco (1)

Total: 23 collections including 25 occurrences

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