Noetlingaster (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Invalid subtaxa: Noetlingia Lambert 1898 [replaced name], Protechinus Noetling 1897 [replaced name]

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

See also Fell and Pawson 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Noetlingaster emiratescus Noetlingaster paucituberculatus

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Type: Protechinus paucituberculatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Oman (5 collections), Saudi Arabia (1), Turkey (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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