Rhynchopygus d'Orbigny 1856 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida - Cassidulidae

Parent taxon: Cassidulidae according to P. M. Kier 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cassidulus, Echanthus, Hypsopygaster, Nucleopygus, Ochetes, Rhyncholampas, Stigmatopygus

Subtaxa: Rhynchopygus arumaensis

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), the Netherlands (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (2)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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