Histocidaris Mortensen 1903 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Rhabdocidaridae

Parent taxon: Rhabdocidaridae according to S. K. Donovan et al. 2005

See also Fell 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Laurenticidaris, Rhabdocidaris

Subtaxa: Histocidaris elegans

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Type: Porocidaris elegans

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

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (1 collection), Jamaica (1), Spain (1)

• Eocene of Cuba (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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