Eucidaris (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

Parent taxon: Cidarinae according to H. B. Fell 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alpicidaris, Balanocidaris, Cyathocidaris, Leiocidaris, Phyllacanthus, Stylocidaris

Subtaxa: none

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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Ecuador (2 collections), Jamaica (1), Mexico (9)

• Pliocene of Ecuador (1), Fiji (1), Portugal (1), United States (2: Florida)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Austria (2), Fiji (1), Italy (1), Ukraine (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (9)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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