Echinoneus Leske 1778 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

Synonym: Koehleraster Lambert and Thiery 1921

Full reference: N. G. Leske. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum, edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum, G. E. Beer, Leipzig 1-278

Parent taxon: Echinoneidae according to S. K. Donovan et al. 2005

See also Mancosu and Nebelsick 2017, Sepkoski 2002 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Amblypygus, Paleoechinoneus, Pygoyrina, Rhopostoma

Subtaxa: Echinoneus cyclostomus Echinoneus orbicularis Echinoneus robustus Koehleraster abnormalis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Cuba (1 collection), Portugal (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (1), Jamaica (1)

• Oligocene of Cuba (1), Jamaica (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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