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Genocidaris Agassiz 1869 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Camarodonta - Temnopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 168606

Full reference: A. Agassiz. 1869. Preliminary report on the echini and starfishes dredged in deep water between Cuba and the Florida Reef, by LF de Pourtalès, Assist. US Coast Survey. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zolology at Harvard College 1:253-308

Parent taxon: Temnopleuridae according to H. B. Fell and D. L. Pawson 1966

Sister taxa: Amblypneustes, Brochopleurus, Desmechinus, Echinocyphus, Erbechinus, Glyptechinus, Goniosigma, Grammechinus, Graphepleurus, Irenechinus, Leiocyphus, Leptopleurus, Martinechinus, Microcyphus, Opechinus, Ortholophus, Paradoxechinus, Printechinus, Pseudarbacina, Pseudechinus, Pseudodicoptella, Salmacis, Scolechinus, Temnechinus, Temnopleurus, Temnotrema, Triplacidia, Zeuglopleurus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder