Paracidaris blumenbachi Muenster 1826 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Polycidaridae

Alternative combinations: Cidaris blumenbachii, Cidarites blumenbachii

Synonym: Cidaris abichi Moesch 1867

Belongs to Paracidaris according to B. Hostettler and U. Menkveld-Gfeller 2015

See also Wright 1851

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

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


• Jurassic of Switzerland (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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