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Family Glyphocyphidae Duncan 1889 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 168415

Alternative spelling: Glyphocyphinae

Full reference: P. M. Duncan. 1889. A revision of the genera and great groups of the Echinoidea. Journal of the Linnean Society, Zoology 23:1-311

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

Sister taxa: Temnopleuridae, Trigonocidaridae, Zeuglopleuridae

Subtaxa: Arachniopleurus, Dictyopleurus, Glyphocyphus, Glyptodiadema, Hemidiadema, Progonechinus, Radiocyphus

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Type: Glyphocyphus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder