Leptosalenia Smith and Wright 1990 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Saleniidae

Parent taxon: Saleniidae according to A. B. Smith 1991

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Salenia, Salenidia, Saleniinae, Trisalenia, Valsalenia

Subtaxa: Leptosalenia sergipensis

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore


• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections), Egypt (3), Yemen (2)

Total: 8 collections including 9 occurrences

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