Echinocyamus pusillus Müller 1776 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Fibulariidae

Alternative combination: Spatangus pusillus

Belongs to Echinocyamus according to C. D. Wagner 1974

Sister taxa: Echinocyamus bisexus, Echinocyamus chipolanus, Echinocyamus crispus, Echinocyamus huxleyanus, Echinocyamus intermedius, Echinocyamus meridionalis, Echinocyamus parviporus, Echinocyamus parvus, Echinocyamus petalus, Echinocyamus prostratus, Echinocyamus terminalis, Echinocyamus texanus, Echinocyamus vaughani, Echinocyamus wilsoni

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), Portugal (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of France (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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