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Triadocidaris subsimilis Münster 1841 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Triadocidaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270172

Alternative combination: Cidaris subsimilis

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Triadocidaris according to P. M. Kier 1977

Sister taxa: Triadocidaris giauensis, Triadocidaris immunita, Triadocidaris persimilis, Triadocidaris suessii, Triadocidaris venusta

Type specimen: Its type locality is St. Cassian (Munster coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder