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Ellipsechinus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Echinoida

PaleoDB taxon number: 33051

Parent taxon: Echinoida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Allocentrotus, Echinostrephus, Heliocidaris, Spaniocyphus, Trochoechinus, Zenocentrotus

Subtaxa: Ellipsechinus prisca

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer