Rhopostoma Cooke 1959 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

Full reference: C. W. Cooke. 1959. Cenozoic echinoids of eastern United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Papers 321:1-106

Parent taxon: Echinoneidae according to C. W. Cooke 1959

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Amblypygus, Echinoneus, Paleoechinoneus, Pygoyrina

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (3: Alabama collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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