Order Echinolampadoida Kroh and Smith 2010 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinolampadoida

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

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

Subtaxa: Echinolampadidae

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (6), Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (4), Egypt (5), France (2), Italy (17), Libya (1), Malta (2), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Tanzania (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (5)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Cuba (3), Iran (1), Jamaica (2), Jordan (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Cuba (1)

• Eocene of Cuba (2), Egypt (12), France (1), Germany (1), India (2), Libya (8), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Niger (1), Pakistan (1), Turkey (3), United States (25: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), France (1), Iraq (1), Oman (5), Spain (1)

Total: 154 collections including 187 occurrences

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