Echinanthus Leske 1778 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Cassiduloidea

Full reference: N. G. Leske. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum, edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum, G. E. Beer, Leipzig 1-278

Parent taxon: Cassiduloidea according to P. M. Kier 1962

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Conolampas, Neolampas, Oligopodia, Porterpygus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Eocene of France (1), Germany (1), Haiti (1), Turkey (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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