Paracidaris laeviuscula Agassiz 1840 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Polycidaridae

Alternative combination: Cidaris laeviuscula

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

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

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


• Jurassic of Switzerland (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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