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Family Toxopneustidae Troschel 1872 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 141749

Full reference: F. H. Troschel. 1872. Die Familie der Echinocidariden (1). Archiv für Naturgeschichte 38:293-356

Parent taxon: Odontophora according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Echinometridae, Strongylocentrotidae

Subtaxa: Goniopneustes, Gymnechinus, Lytechinus, Nudechinus, Oligophyma, Pseudoboletia, Pseudocentrotus, Schizechinus, Scholiechinus, Sphaerechinus, Toxopneustes, Tripneustes

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Type: Toxopneustes

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder