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Linthia Desor 1853 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Schizasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 33417

Alternative spelling: Schizaster (Linthia)

Parent taxon: Schizasteridae according to A. G. Fischer 1966

Sister taxa: Abatus, Agassizia, Brisaster, Brisasterinae, Diploporaster, Faorina, Hemifaorina, Hemigymnia, Kina, Lambertona, Moira, Opissaster, Parabrissus, Peribrissus, Prenaster, Proraster, Pseudobrissus, Schizaster, Schizopneustes, Tripylus

Subtaxa: Linthia (Linthia), Linthia (Lutetiaster), Linthia alabamensis, Linthia prima

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Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore