Codiopsis (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Parent taxon: Arbaciidae according to A. B. Smith 1995

See also Fell and Pawson 1966, Geys 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acropeltis, Acrosaster, Arbacia, Arbaciella, Arbia, Atopechinus, Baueria, Coelopleuridae, Coelopleurus, Glypticus, Goniopygus, Hattopsis, Heteropodia, Magnosia, Noetlingaster, Pleiocyphus, Podocidaris

Subtaxa: Codiopsis bruni Codiopsis ciae Codiopsis doma Codiopsis lehmannae Codiopsis stephensoni

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (2), Cuba (1), Egypt (2), France (8), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (7), Oman (1), Portugal (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (4), Switzerland (3), Turkmenistan (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 37 collections including 38 occurrences

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