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†family Discoididae Lambert 1900 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holectypoida

PaleoDB taxon number: 168452

Alternative spellings: Discoidesidae, Discoidinae

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: Holectypoida according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Adelopneustes, Anorthopygidae, Coenholectypidae, Conoclypina, Duperieria, Echinogalerus, Holectypidae, Holectypina, Neoglobator

Subtaxa: Camerogalerus, Discoides, Dixonia, Lanieria

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Type: Discoides

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore