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Neocatopygus caobaense Sanchez-Roig 1953 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Cassiduloida - Neolampadidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 294265

Full reference: M. Sanchez-Roig. 1953. Nuevos Equinidos fosiles de la fauna Cubana. Anales de la Academia de Ciencias Medicas, Fisicas Y Naturales de la Habana 41:136-176

Belongs to Neocatopygus according to M. Sanchez-Roig 1953

Sister taxon: Neocatopygus rotundus

Type specimen: Sanchez Roig Tipo No. 763, a test. Its type locality is Canteras de Caraballo, loma Caoba, San Diego de los Banos, which is in an Eocene carbonate carbonate in Cuba.

Ecology: infaunal detritivore

Average measurements (in mm): test 23.0 x 20.0