Toxopneustes Agassiz 1841 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Toxopneustidae

Parent taxon: Toxopneustidae according to A. B. Smith 2009

See also Fell and Pawson 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Goniopneustes, Gymnechinus, Lytechinus, Nudechinus, Oligophyma, Pseudoboletia, Pseudocentrotus, Schizechinus, Scholiechinus, Sphaerechinus, Tripneustes

Subtaxa: Toxopneustes rosea

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at UCMP Loc. A1708, Travertine Rock [Latrania Sand Mbr, Imperial Fm] (Pliocene of California)

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