Family Apatopygidae Kier 1962 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Irregularia - Apatopygidae

Full reference: P. M. Kier. 1962. Revision of the cassiduloid echinoids. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 144(3):1-262

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

See also Gatt 2005 and Kier 1966

Sister taxa: Archiaciidae, Bothryopneustes, Cassiduloida, Clypeasteroida, Clypeidae, Clypeolampadidae, Echinolampadoida, Nucleolitidae, Pygaulidae

Subtaxa: Apatopygus

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of New Zealand (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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