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Family Histocidaridae Mortensen 1928 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

PaleoDB taxon number: 141955

Alternative spellings: Histocidarina, Histocidarinae

Full reference: T. Mortensen. 1928. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. I. Cidaroidea. C. A. Reitzel & Oxford University Press, Copenhagen & London 1-551

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Poriocidaris

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Type: Histocidaris

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore