Diademopsis (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Pedinoida - Pedinidae

Alternative spelling: Hemipedina (Diademopsis)

Parent taxon: Pedinidae according to A. B. Smith 2015

See also Fell 1966, Kier 1977 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Caenopedina, Dumblea, Echinopedina, Hemipedina, Leiopedina, Loriolipedina, Palaeopedina, Pedina, Phalacropedina, Phymopedina, Pseudorthopsis, Stenechinus

Subtaxa: Diademopsis bonei Diademopsis davidsoni Diademopsis desori Diademopsis heberti Diademopsis microgramma Diademopsis serialis Diademopsis tetragramma

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Jurassic of Belgium (1 collection), France (4), Germany (2), Hungary (4), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (10)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Peru (1)

• Triassic of Peru (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 25 collections including 38 occurrences

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