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Echinocardium Gray 1825 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33377

Parent taxon: Loveniidae according to R. A. Henderson 1975

Sister taxa: Breynia, Breyninae, Chuniola, Echinocardiidae, Lovenia, Verbeekia

Subtaxa: Echinocardium cordatum, Echinocardium kelloggi, Echinocardium marylandiense, Echinocardium orthonotum

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore