Yunnanechinus Thompson et al. 2018 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea

Full reference: J. R. Thompson, S. X. Hu, Q. Y. Zhang, E. Petsios, L. J. Cotton, J. Y. Huang, C. Y. Zho, W. Wen, and D. J. Bottjer. 2018. A new stem group echinoid from the Triassic of China leads to a revised macroevolutionary history of echinoids during the end-Permian mass extinction. Royal Society Open Science 5:171548

Parent taxon: Echinoidea according to J. R. Thompson et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Acrosalenioida, Archaeocidaridae, Bromidechinus, Cassiduloidea, Cidaris aculeata, Cidaris aialensis, Cidaris alpina, Cidaris alternata, Cidaris austriaca, Cidaris avena, Cidaris biconica, Cidaris biformis, Cidaris braunii, Cidaris buchii, Cidaris caudex, Cidaris cingulata, Cidaris coralliophila, Cidaris costalarensis, Cidaris costata, Cidaris costeanensis, Cidaris decorata, Cidaris decoratissima, Cidaris dorsata, Cidaris ecki, Cidaris forminensis, Cidaris fustis, Cidaris glabra, Cidaris hausmanni, Cidaris lanceata, Cidaris linearis, Cidaris milierensis, Cidaris ovata, Cidaris perplexa, Cidaris petersii, Cidaris plana, Cidaris pyramidalis, Cidaris quadrialata, Cidaris quadriserrata, Cidaris regnyi, Cidaris remifera, Cidaris remifera, Cidaris reticulata, Cidaris roemeri, Cidaris schwageri, Cidaris scrobiculata, Cidaris seelandica, Cidaris semicostata, Cidaris similis, Cidaris spinachristi, Cidaris spongiosa, Cidaris stipes, Cidaris stoppanii, Cidaris sulcata, Cidaris tenuicostata, Cidaris tetraedrica, Cidaris transversa, Cidaris trapezoidalis, Cidaris trigona, Cidaris triserrata, Cidaris undulatus, Cidaris valparolae, Cidaris verticillata, Cidaris verticillata, Cidaris waechteri, Cidaris wissmanni, Cidaris zardini, Cidarites, Cidaroidea, Corystusidae, Dallonia, Deakia, Diplocidaroida, Disasteroida, Dysaster, Echinocrinus, Echinoida, Echinopluteus, Euechinoidea, Firmacidaris, Gajechinus, Gnathostomata, Hemicidaris gracilis, Hemicidaris obliquelineata, Oligopygoida, Ombria, Parechinus, Perischoechinoidea, Plegiocidaris senex, Pleurechinus, Protocidaris, Radiolus, Radiolus adametzi, Radiolus alutensis, Radiolus antipai, Radiolus boletus, Radiolus complanatus, Radiolus culter, Radiolus festuca, Radiolus fusus, Radiolus herbichi, Radiolus lineola, Radiolus penna, Radiolus racadaui, Radiolus raiblianus, Radiolus rostratus, Radiolus segmentatus, Regularia, Temnopleuroida, Vernius

Subtaxa: Yunnanechinus luopingensis

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Type: Yunnanechinus luopingensis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution: found only at Luoping biota (LPI collection) (Triassic of China)

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