Galerites Lamarck 1801 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Galeritidae

Full reference: J. -B. Lamarck. 1801. Système des Animaux sans Vertèbres, ou Tableau général des classes, des ordres et des genres de ces animaux. 8:1-432

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

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Galerites oregonensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (3 collections), Germany (4), Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 8 collections including 13 occurrences

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