Coelopleurus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Coelopleurus castroi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (1 collection), the United Kingdom (2), United States (10: North Carolina, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (1)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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