Arbacia improcera Conrad 1843 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Alternative combinations: Coelopleurus improcerus, Echinus improcerus, Psammechinus improcerus

Belongs to Arbacia according to P. M. Kier 1972

Sister taxa: Arbacia abiquaensis, Arbacia forbesii, Arbacia lixula, Arbacia nodulosa

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Pliocene of United States (4: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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