Gauthieria Lambert 1891 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Calycina - Phymosomatidae

Parent taxon: Phymosomatidae according to J. F. Geys 1982

See also Cooke 1959, Fell and Pawson 1966, Geys 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Gauthieria mosae Gauthieria pseudoradiata Gauthieria radiata Gauthieria sanchezi Gauthieria spatulifera Gauthieria speciosa

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Type: Cyphosoma radiatum

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Cuba (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Argentina (1), the Netherlands (2), United States (3: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (2)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (29), France (1), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (1), the Netherlands (15)

Total: 56 collections including 64 occurrences

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