Dixieus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Calycina

Parent taxon: Phymosomatoida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Boletechinus, Cottaldia, Cotteaudia, Diplopodiidae, Echinocyphus, Emiratiidae, Gauthiosoma, Heterodiadematidae, Leioechinus, Murravechinus, Phymosomatidae, Polydiadematidae, Trochotiara, Zeugopleurus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Florida, North Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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