Diplopodia (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Pseudodiadematidae

Parent taxon: Pseudodiadematidae according to H. B. Fell and D. L. Pawson 1966

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acrocidaris, Heterodiadema, Hypodiadema, Loriolia, Microdiadema, Pedinopsis, Polydiadema, Pseudodiadema, Tetragramma, Tiaromma

Subtaxa: Diplopodia streeruvitzi Diplopodia taffi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1 collection), Nigeria (1), Portugal (2), Switzerland (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Jurassic of France (2), Germany (2), Morocco (1), Portugal (4), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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