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Family Parasaleniidae Mortensen 1903 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta

PaleoDB taxon number: 168443

Alternative spelling: Parasaleninae

Full reference: T. Mortensen. 1903. The Danish Ingolf-Expedition 18951896. Vol. 4, No. 2. Echinoidea, pt. 1. Bianco Luno, Copenhagen 1-198

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

Sister taxa: Echinidea, Odontophora, Temnopleuridea

Subtaxa: Diplosalenia, Parasalenia

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Type: Parasalenia

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder