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Kierechinus Philip 1963 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Diadematoida - Diadematidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 32862

Full reference: G. M. Philip. 1963. A new genus of regular echinoid from the Lower Eocene of British Somaliland. Journal of Paleontology 37(5):1104-1109

Parent taxon: Diadematidae according to H. B. Fell 1966

Sister taxa: Centrostephanus, Diadema, Echinothrix, Eodiadema, Mesodiadema, Palaeodiadema, Pedinothuria

Subtaxa: Kierechinus melo

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Type: Pedinopsis melo

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer