Pseudocidaris (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Hemicidaridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Asterocidaris, Cidaropsis, Eurypneustes, Gymnocidaris, Hemicidaris, Hemitiaris, Hessotiara, Plesiocidaris, Sphaerotiaris

Subtaxa: Pseudocidaris ellenbecki Pseudocidaris sanctacrucensis Pseudocidaris thurmanni

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Hungary (2), Morocco (1), Portugal (8)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of China (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (7), Ethiopia (1), France (1), Poland (4), Portugal (25), Saudi Arabia (29), Tunisia (18), Yemen (1)

Total: 99 collections including 105 occurrences

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