Temnopleurus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Temnopleuridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amblypneustes, Brochopleurus, Desmechinus, Echinocyphus, Erbechinus, Genocidaris, Glyptechinus, Goniosigma, Grammechinus, Graphepleurus, Irenechinus, Leiocyphus, Leptopleurus, Martinechinus, Microcyphus, Opechinus, Ortholophus, Paradoxechinus, Printechinus, Pseudarbacina, Pseudechinus, Pseudodicoptella, Salmacis, Scolechinus, Temnechinus, Temnotrema, Triplacidia, Zeuglopleurus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection), South Africa (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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