Family Pourtalesiidae Agassiz 1881 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Pourtalesiidae

Full reference: A. Agassiz. 1881. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of HMS “Challenger” during the years 1873–1876, Zoology, Vol III, Part IX, Report on the Echinoidea; Longmans & Company, London 1-321

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

See also Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Carnarechinidae, Plexechinidae, Urechinidae

Subtaxa: Pourtalesia

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Type: Pourtalesia

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pourtalesiidae in the database

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