Infraorder Odontophora 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, Parasaleniidae, Temnopleuridea

Subtaxa: Echinometridae Strongylocentrotidae Toxopneustidae

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection), Belize (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), Egypt (3), Eritrea (1), France (1), French Polynesia (1), Greenland (13), Iceland (2), Jamaica (1), Mauritius (2), Mexico (2), United States (18: Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, Oregon), Vanuatu (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Egypt (1)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (1), Fiji (3), Mexico (1), United States (5: California, Florida)

• Miocene of Algeria (4), Australia (1), Egypt (1), Fiji (1), Italy (2), Jamaica (1), Morocco (1), New Caledonia (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Cretaceous of Jamaica (1)

Total: 76 collections including 83 occurrences

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