Strongylocentrotus Brandt 1835 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Strongylocentrotidae

Full reference: J. F. Brandt. 1835. Prodromus descriptionis animalium ab H. Mertensio in orbis terrarum circumnavigatione observatorum. Animalia Mertensii. Petropoli, Lipsiae 1:1-75

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

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Type: Echinus droebachiensis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder


• Quaternary of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Greenland (13), Iceland (2), Mexico (1), United States (16: Alaska, California, Oregon)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: California)

• Miocene of New Caledonia (1)

Total: 37 collections including 40 occurrences

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