Schizaster (Paraster) lecontei Merriam 1899

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Alternative combination: Schizaster lecontei

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1899. The Tertiary sea-urchins of Middle California. Proceedins of the California Academy of Science 1(5):161-175

Belongs to Schizaster (Paraster) according to R. L. Squires and R. A. Demetrion 1992

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Grant and Hertlein 1938 and Merriam 1899

Sister taxa: Paraster armiger, Paraster delgadoi, Paraster pinarensis, Schizaster (Paraster) carinatus, Schizaster (Paraster) exoletus, Schizaster (Paraster) tatei

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: California collections)

• Paleocene of United States (4: California)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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