†family Pseudholasteridae Smith and Jeffery 2000 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Pseudholasteridae

Full reference: A. B. Smith and C. H. Jeffery. 2000. Maastrichtian and Palaeocene echinoids: a key to world faunas. Special Papers in Palaeontology 63:1-406

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

Sister taxa: Calymnidae, Cardabia, Cardiasterina, Coraster, Corechinus, Coryslus, Corystus, Echinocorythidae, Eoholaster, Galeola, Giraliaster, Habanaster, Hemipneustidae, Holasteridae, Huttonechinus, Labrotaxis, Menuthiaster, Nordenskjoeldaster, Physaster, Pomaster, Pseudholaster, Seunaster, Smithiaster, Spatagoides, Stenonasteridae, Turanglaster, Urechinina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pseudholasteridae in the database

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