Echinolampas Gray 1825 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinolampadoida - Echinolampadidae

Synonyms: Hypsoclypus Pomel 1869, Palaeolampas Bell 1880

Parent taxon: Echinolampadidae according to L. Ragaini 1994

See also Durham 1961, Kier 1966, Sanchez-Roig 1953, Sepkoski 2002 and Smith 2009

Sister taxa: Arnaudaster, Parapygus, Plesiolampas

Subtaxa: Echinolampas (Cylindrolampas) Echinolampas (Cypholampas) Echinolampas (Progonolampas) Echinolampas aldrichi Echinolampas anguillae Echinolampas brachytona Echinolampas castroi Echinolampas clevei Echinolampas consolationis Echinolampas lycopersicus Echinolampas mestrei Echinolampas ovatus Echinolampas semiorbis Echinolampas tumulus Echinolampas woodringi Hypsoclypus lucae Palaeolampas alta Palaeolampas plateia

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Type: Echinanthus ovatus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Barbados (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Mexico (1)

• Miocene of Algeria (2), Australia (6), Austria (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Brazil (1), Colombia (2), Costa Rica (1), Cuba (4), Egypt (5), France (2), Italy (14), Libya (1), Malta (2), Moldova (2), Morocco (1), Northern Mariana Islands (1), Pakistan (1), Panama (2), South Africa (1), Spain (2), Tanzania (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Malta (5)

• Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda (1), Cuba (3), Iran (1), Jamaica (2), Jordan (1), United States (13: Alabama, Mississippi)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Cuba (1)

• Eocene of Cuba (2), Egypt (12), France (1), Germany (1), India (1), Libya (8), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (1), Turkey (3), United States (25: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina)

Total: 139 collections including 168 occurrences

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