Eupatagus rostratus d'Archiac 1850 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Alternative combination: Spatangomorpha rostratus

Synonyms: Eupatagus affinis Herklots 1854, Euspatangus affinis Herklots 1854, Hemipatagus affinis Herklots 1854, Maretia affinis Herklots 1854, Spatangus affinis Herklots 1854

Belongs to Eupatagus according to R. A. Henderson 1975

See also Desor 1858, Kroh 2007 and Lambert and ThiƩry 1924

Sister taxa: Eupatagus (Gymnopatagus), Eupatagus alatus, Eupatagus anomala, Eupatagus antillarum, Eupatagus attenuatus, Eupatagus batequensis, Eupatagus brodermanni, Eupatagus calistoides, Eupatagus carolinensis, Eupatagus casanovai, Eupatagus estenozi, Eupatagus floridanus, Eupatagus formosus, Eupatagus lawsonae, Eupatagus martini, Eupatagus mexicanus, Eupatagus mojsvari, Eupatagus mooreanus, Eupatagus nicklesi, Eupatagus ocalanus, Eupatagus pendulus, Eupatagus pulchellus, Eupatagus roundus, Eupatagus sanchezi, Eupatagus santanae, Eupatagus siboneyensis, Eupatagus stevensi, Eupatagus tuberosus, Eupatagus turibacoensis, Eupatagus wilsoni, Spatangus (Eupatagus) gottschei, Eupatagus (Spatangomorpha) pinarensis

Subtaxa: Eupatagus rostratus zitteli

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore


• Waitakian of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (3), Somalia (1)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (5)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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