Acanthechinus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Calycina - Phymosomatidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Actinophyma, Aeolopneustes, Cosmocyphus, Gauthieria, Glyptocidaris, Glyptocyphus, Hemithylus, Jacquiertia, Lambertechinus, Leptechinus, Micropsis, Narindechinus, Phymosoma, Pleurodiadema, Plistophyma, Polyplacidia, Porosoma, Rachiosoma, Thylechinus, Winkleria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cabo Mayor 2 (Cretaceous of Spain)

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