Schizaster schlosseri Traub 1938 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

Full reference: F. Traub. 1938. Geologische und paläontologische Bearbeitung der Kreide und des Tertiärs im östlichen Rupertiwinkel, nördlich von Salzburg [Geological and paleontological work on the Cretaceous and Tertiary of the eastern Ruperti region, north of Salzburg]. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 88:1-107

Belongs to Schizaster according to F. Traub 1938

Sister taxa: Schizaster (Dipneustes), Schizaster (Ova), Schizaster (Paraster), Schizaster (Schizaster), Schizaster alcaldei, Schizaster americana, Schizaster bathypetalus, Schizaster beckeri, Schizaster brachypetalus, Schizaster camagueyensis, Schizaster cartagensis, Schizaster cojimarensis, Schizaster compactus, Schizaster cordiformis, Schizaster costaricensis, Schizaster cristatus, Schizaster cubensis, Schizaster cubitabellae, Schizaster delgadoi, Schizaster diabloensis, Schizaster doederleini, Schizaster dumblei, Schizaster egozcuei, Schizaster fernandezi, Schizaster floridanus, Schizaster formelli, Schizaster gerthi, Schizaster habanensis, Schizaster lecontei, Schizaster llagunoi, Schizaster martinezensis, Schizaster moronensis, Schizaster munozi, Schizaster neuvitasensis, Schizaster panamensis, Schizaster pastelilloensis, Schizaster rojasi, Schizaster salutis, Schizaster sanctamariae, Schizaster sandiegensis, Schizaster santanae, Schizaster sierrai, Schizaster sphenoides, Schizaster stalderi, Schizaster studeri, Schizaster subcylindricus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt. Haunsberg, which is in a Paleocene coastal sandstone/marl in the Oiching Formation of Austria.

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: found only at Mt. Haunsberg

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