Echinocyamus parviporus Kier 1964 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae

Full reference: P. M. Kier. 1964. Fossil echinoids from the Marshall Islands. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 260-GG:1121-1126

Belongs to Echinocyamus according to P. M. Kier 1964

Sister taxon: Echinocyamus petalus

Type specimen: USNM 563449. Its type locality is Eniwetok atoll, core E1, 2500-2510ft, which is in a Chattian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Marshall Islands.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Marshall Islands (1 collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of the Marshall Islands (2)

• Oligocene of the Marshall Islands (4)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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