Echinogalerus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holectypoida

Synonym: Caratomus Desor 1842

Parent taxon: Holectypoida according to C. D. Wagner and J. W. Durham 1966

See also Schneider and Neumann 2006 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Adelopneustes, Anorthopygidae, Coenholectypidae, Conoclypina, Discoididae, Duperieria, Holectypidae, Holectypina, Neoglobator, Pyrina

Subtaxa: Echinogalerus bueltenensis Echinogalerus gehrdensis Echinogalerus goslariensis

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Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (3), France (20), Germany (3), the Netherlands (2), Spain (8), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 46 collections including 54 occurrences

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