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†family Tithoniidae Solovjev 1966 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Irregularia

PaleoDB taxon number: 168497

Full reference: A. N. Solovjev. 1966. Morphology and evolution Collyritidae and Disasteridae and the Systematics of sea urchins of the order Spatangoida [in Russian]. Proceedings of the 12th USSR Palaeontological Society. Leningrad 45-46

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

Sister taxa: Acrolusiidae, Aulacopygus, Collyritidae, Disasteridae, Holasteroida, Orbigniana, Pycnasterides, Spatangoida

Subtaxa: Tetraromania, Tithonia

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Type: Tithonia

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder