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Diplocidaris (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Diplocidaridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 32795

Synonym: Rolliericidaris Vadet 1991 (taxon 106808)

Parent taxon: Diplocidaridae according to E. A. Bischof et al. 2018

Sister taxon: Tetracidaris

Subtaxa: Diplocidaris bernasconii, Diplocidaris crausiensis, Diplocidaris desori, Diplocidaris gigantea, Diplocidaris undulata, Diplocidaris wrightii

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore