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Echinocoridae

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Echinocoridae

Taxonomy
Echinocoridae was named by Lambert (1917). Its type is Echinocorys.

It was assigned to Spatangoida by Djabarov (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Echinocoridae Lambert
1964Echinocoridae Djabarov p. 20

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Atelostomata
orderSpatangoida
familyEchinocoridaeLambert 1917
familyEchinocoridaeLambert 1917

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: shallow infaunalo
Diet: deposit feedero
Diet 2: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 12:18:10
Modified: 2009-10-08 16:32:56
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Turonian to the top of the Turonian or 93.50000 to 89.80000 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Germany Sternotaxis planus (12687)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8United Kingdom (England) Sternotaxis plana (38601) Sternotaxis plana, Sternotaxis placenta (38595)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Turkmenistan Sternotaxis planus (196555 196556)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Germany Sternotaxis planus (12686 12688)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommem) Sternotaxis plana (93289)
Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3Poland Plesiocorys placenta (97983)