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Echinocardium cordatum Pennant 1777 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 294106

Alternative combination: Echinus cordatum

Belongs to Echinocardium according to R. A. Henderson 1975

Sister taxa: Echinocardium kelloggi, Echinocardium marylandiense, Echinocardium orthonotum

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore