Gauthieria mosae Geys 1980 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Calycina - Phymosomatidae

Full reference: J. F. Geys. 1980. Phymosomatoid echinoids from the Campanian and the Maastrichtian of Belgium and the Netherlands. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 54:199-224

Belongs to Gauthieria according to J. F. Geys 1980

Sister taxa: Gauthieria pseudoradiata, Gauthieria radiata, Gauthieria sanchezi, Gauthieria spatulifera, Gauthieria speciosa

Type specimen: KBIN 10178. Its type locality is Heure-le-Romain, which is in a Campanian carbonate chalk in the Gulpen Formation of Belgium.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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