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Family Fibulariidae Gray 1855 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida

PaleoDB taxon number: 153787

Alternative spelling: Fibularina

Synonym: Echinocyamidae Lambert and Thiéry 1914 (taxon 168483)

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1855. Catalogue of the Recent Echinida, or Sea Eggs, in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Echinida Irregularia. Woodfall & Kinder, London 1-69

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

Sister taxon: Laganidae

Subtaxa: Cyamidia, Echinocyamus, Eoscutum, Fibularia, Fibulaster, Lenicyamidia, Porpitella, Scutellina, Tarphypygus, Thagastea, Togocyamus

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Type: Fibularia

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore