Schizaster diabloensis Kew 1920 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Belongs to Schizaster according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

See also Grant and Hertlein 1938, Squires 1984 and Squires 1999

Sister taxa: Schizaster (Dipneustes), Schizaster (Ova), Schizaster (Paraster), Schizaster (Schizaster), Schizaster alcaldei, Schizaster americana, Schizaster bathypetalus, Schizaster beckeri, Schizaster brachypetalus, Schizaster camagueyensis, Schizaster cartagensis, Schizaster cojimarensis, Schizaster compactus, Schizaster cordiformis, Schizaster costaricensis, Schizaster cristatus, Schizaster cubensis, Schizaster cubitabellae, Schizaster delgadoi, Schizaster doederleini, Schizaster dumblei, Schizaster egozcuei, Schizaster fernandezi, Schizaster floridanus, Schizaster formelli, Schizaster gerthi, Schizaster habanensis, Schizaster llagunoi, Schizaster martinezensis, Schizaster moronensis, Schizaster munozi, Schizaster neuvitasensis, Schizaster panamensis, Schizaster pastelilloensis, Schizaster rojasi, Schizaster salutis, Schizaster sanctamariae, Schizaster sandiegensis, Schizaster santanae, Schizaster schlosseri, Schizaster sierrai, Schizaster sphenoides, Schizaster stalderi, Schizaster studeri, Schizaster subcylindricus

Type specimen: UCMP 11387

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (8: California, Oregon collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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