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Paurocidaris Kier 1977 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

PaleoDB taxon number: 32820

Full reference: P. M. Kier. 1977. Triassic Echinoids. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 30:1-88

Parent taxon: Cidaridea according to A. Kroh and A. B. Smith 2010

Sister taxa: Cidaridae, Ctenocidaridae, Goniocidarinae, Plegiocidaris, Psychocidaridae

Subtaxa: Paurocidaris rinbianchi

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