Holectypus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holectypoida - Holectypidae

Parent taxon: Holectypidae according to E. S. Poretskaya 1971

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Coenholectypus, Coptodiscus, Discholectypus, Metholectypus

Subtaxa: Holectypus montalvensis Holectypus sarthacensis

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Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3 collections), Brazil (1), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (3), France (7), Mexico (4), Portugal (10), Switzerland (6), the United Arab Emirates (1), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (2), Armenia (1), China (1), France (1), Germany (2), Iran (1), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2), Poland (8), Saudi Arabia (17), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2), Yemen (1)

Total: 78 collections including 84 occurrences

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