Order Salenioida Delage and Hérouard 1903 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida

Alternative spelling: Salenina

Full reference: Y. Delage and E. Hérouard. 1903. Traité de Zoologie concrète. III, Les Echinodermes. Schleicher, Paris 1-496

Parent taxon: Calycina according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

See also Fell and Pawson 1966, Linder et al. 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Phymosomatoida, Salenocidaris

Subtaxa: Acrosaleniidae Eurysalenia Goniophoridae Hyposaleniidae Pseudosaleniidae Saleniidae

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (1: Virgin Islands)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (1: Oregon)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (1), the Netherlands (1), United States (6: Alabama, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (3)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (2), Belgium (15), Brazil (5), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (6), France (26), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Iran (1), Jamaica (3), Kazakhstan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (2), the Netherlands (10), Oman (3), Portugal (10), Spain (8), Switzerland (14), Tunisia (1), Turkmenistan (1), USSR (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (6: Texas, Wyoming), Yemen (2)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (3), France (5), Italy (1), Kenya (2), Poland (6), Saudi Arabia (40), Somalia (3), Switzerland (2), Tunisia (26), the United Kingdom (10), Yemen (5)

Total: 258 collections including 334 occurrences

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