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Melonechinus (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Palaechinoidea - Palaechinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 32763

Parent taxon: Palaechinidae according to P. M. Kier 1966

Sister taxa: Lovenechinus, Maccoya, Oligoporus, Palaechinus

Subtaxa: Melonechinus dispar

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer