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Kina Henderson 1975 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33410

Full reference: R. A. Henderson. 1975. Cenozoic Spatangoid Echinoids from New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 46:1-129

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

Sister taxa: Abatus, Agassizia, Brisaster, Brisasterinae, Diploporaster, Faorina, Hemifaorina, Hemigymnia, Lambertona, Linthia, Moira, Opissaster, Parabrissus, Peribrissus, Prenaster, Proraster, Pseudobrissus, Schizaster, Schizopneustes, Tripylus

Subtaxa: Kina gracilis

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Type: Kina gracilis

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore