†family Clypeolampadidae Kier 1962 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Irregularia - Clypeolampadidae

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 Kier 1962, Kier 1966 and Smith 1995

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

Subtaxa: Clypeolampas Hungaresia Vologesia

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder


• Cretaceous of France (2 collections), Oman (1), Spain (6), Turkey (1)

Total: 10 collections including 11 occurrences

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