Austrocidaris Clark 1907 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Parent taxon: Goniocidarinae according to A. B. Smith 2009

See also Fell 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Goniocidaris, Ogmocidaris, Psilocidaris, Rhopalocidaris, Schizocidaris

Subtaxa: Austrocidaris seymourensis

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Seymour Island, Cape Wiman, La Meseta Formation, Telm 1 (Eocene of Antarctica)

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