Merriamaster (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Dendrasteridae

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Dendraster, Scaphechinus, Scutellaster

Subtaxa: Merriamaster weaveri

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore


• Pliocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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