Platypygus de Loriol 1902 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida

Alternative spelling: Platipygus

Full reference: P. de Loriol. 1902. Notes pour servir à l’étude des échinodermes. Librairie Georg et cie, Bale & Genève (10)1-32

Parent taxon: Cassiduloida according to A. B. Smith 2001

See also Chiesa et al. 1995, Kier 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Astropygaulus, Bothryopneutes, Calilampus, Cassidulina, Centropygus, Clarkiella, Claviaster, Clypeanthus, Conoclypeus, Eogaleropygus, Gitolampas, Harduinia, Laticlypus, Lovenilampas, Neolampadina, Ovulechinus, Procassidulus, Pygurostoma, Stegopygus

Subtaxa: Platipygus posthumum

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Type: Platipygus posthumum

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (2 collections)

• Eocene of Argentina (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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