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Gongrochanus Kier 1962 (sand dollar)

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Faujasiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33219

Full reference: P. M. Kier. 1962. Revision of the cassiduloid echinoids. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 144(3):1-262

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

Sister taxa: Australanthus, Domechinus, Eurypetalum, Faujasia, Fauraster, Lefortia, Petalobrissus, Pygidiolampas, Rhynchopygus, Stigmatopyginae, Zuffardia

Subtaxa: Gongrochanus herscheliana

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore