Paracidaris florigemma Phillips 1829 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Polycidaridae

Alternative combination: Cidaris florigemma

Belongs to Paracidaris according to E. A. Bischof et al. 2018

See also Hostettler et al. 2017 and Smith 2015

Sister taxa: Paracidaris (Anisocidaris), Paracidaris blumenbachi, Paracidaris jeanneti, Paracidaris laeviuscula, Paracidaris toucasi, Paracidaris wrightii

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore


• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Germany (2), Switzerland (23), the United Kingdom (20)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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