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Family Pedinidae Pomel 1883 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Pedinoida

PaleoDB taxon number: 168410

Alternative spelling: Pediniens

Full reference: A. Pomel. 1883. Classification méthodique des échinides vivants et fossiles. Adolphe Jourdan, Alger 1-131

Parent taxon: Pedinoida according to A. B. Smith 2015

Sister taxa: Farquharsonia, Leptocidaris

Subtaxa: Caenopedina, Diademopsis, Dumblea, Echinopedina, Hemipedina, Leiopedina, Loriolipedina, Palaeopedina, Pedina, Phalacropedina, Phymopedina, Pseudorthopsis, Stenechinus

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Type: Pedina

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore