Echinocyamus (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae

Parent taxon: Fibulariidae according to J. W. Durham 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyamidia, Eoscutum, Fibularia, Fibulaster, Lenicyamidia, Porpitella, Scutellina, Tarphypygus, Thagastea, Togocyamus

Subtaxa: Echinocyamus parviporus Echinocyamus petalus

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Belgium (1 collection), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Egypt (1), France (1), Italy (7), Madagascar (4), the Marshall Islands (1), Poland (1), Somalia (2), United States (1: Florida)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (1), the Marshall Islands (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (2), India (1), the Marshall Islands (4)

• Eocene of Libya (2), the Marshall Islands (4), United States (10: Alabama, North Carolina)

Total: 48 collections including 50 occurrences

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