Phymotaxis Lambert and Thiéry 1914 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae

Full reference: J. Lambert and P. Thiéry. 1914. Essai de nomenclature Raisonnée des échinides. L. Ferrière, Chaumont (4)241-320

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Circopeltis, Codechinus, Diplechinus, Diplotagma, Echinotiara, Gomphechinus, Jeannetia, Phymechinus, Polycyphus, Psephechinus, Pseudarbacia, Stomechinus, Stomopneustes, Thierychinus, Tiarechinopsis, Triadechinus, Trochalosoma

Subtaxa: Phymotaxis mansfieldi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (3: Florida collections)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (2)

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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