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Echinoneus Leske 1778 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoneoida - Echinoneidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33092

Synonym: Koehleraster Lambert and Thiery 1921 (taxon 358142)

Full reference: N. G. Leske. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum, edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum, G. E. Beer, Leipzig 1-278

Parent taxon: Echinoneidae according to S. K. Donovan et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Amblypygus, Paleoechinoneus, Pygoyrina, Pyrina, Rhopostoma

Subtaxa: Echinoneus burgeri, Echinoneus cyclostomus, Echinoneus orbicularis, Echinoneus robustus, Koehleraster abnormalis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder