Fibularia Lamarck (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae

Parent taxon: Fibulariidae according to S. K. Donovan 1993

See also Durham 1966 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Fibularia ovulum

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Marshall Islands (2 collections)

• Miocene of Australia (2), Fiji (5)

• Eocene of Nigeria (2), Pakistan (1), United States (10: Alabama, Florida, Texas)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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