Togocyamus Oppenheim 1915 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae

Full reference: P. Oppenheim. 1915. Die eocänen Invertebraten. Fauna des Kalksteins in Togo im Zusammenhange mit anderen Tertiärablagerungen Afrikas vergleichend betrachtet. Beiträge zur geologischen Erforschung der deutschen Schutzgebiete 12:1-26

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Nigeria (2 collections), Togo (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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