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Echinocorys Leske 1778 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33292

Synonym: Ananchytes Lamarck 1816 (taxon 294394)

Full reference: N. G. Leske. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum, edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum, G. E. Beer, Leipzig 1-278

Parent taxon: Holasteridae according to C. D. Wagner and J. W. Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Aurelianaster, Basseaster, Cardiaster, Cardiotaxis, Cibaster, Duncaniaster, Entomaster, Galeaster, Ganbirretia, Garumnaster, Guettaria, Hagenowia, Hemipneustes, Holaster, Infulaster, Ismidaster, Jeronia, Lampadaster, Lampadocorys, Messaoudia, Offaster, Opisopneustes, Paronaster, Pseudananchys, Pseudoffaster, Pseudoholaster, Rispolia, Scagliaster, Stegaster, Sternotaxis, Taphraster, Tholaster, Titanaster, Toxopatagus, Zumoffenia

Subtaxa: Echinocorys ovalis, Echinocorys ovatus, Echinocorys scutatus, Echinocorys turritus, Echinocorys vulgaris

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Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore