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Subfamily Stereocidarinae Lambert 1900 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 141951

Alternative spelling: Stereocidaridae

Full reference: J. Lambert. 1900. Étude sur quelques échinides de l’infra-Lias et du Lias. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de l’Yonne 53(2):3-57

Parent taxon: Cidaridae according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Centrocidaris, Cidarinae, Cidarini, Cidaris, Dorocidaris, Hesperocidaris, Prionocidaris, Rhabdocidarinae, Stylocidarinae, Triassicidaris

Subtaxa: Eucidaris, Finnacidaris, Goniocidarina, Phalacrocidaris, Sinaecidaris, Temnocidaris

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore