†family Holectypidae Lambert 1900 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holectypoida - Holectypidae

Full reference: J. Lambert. 1900. Étude sur quelques échinides de l’infra-Lias et du Lias. Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Historiques et Naturelles de l’Yonne 53(2):3-57

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

See also Berndt 2003, Donovan 1993, Nisiyama 1966, Smith 1991, Smith 1995 and Wagner and Durham 1966

Sister taxa: Adelopneustes, Anorthopygidae, Coenholectypidae, Conoclypina, Discoididae, Duperieria, Echinogalerus, Holectypina, Neoglobator

Subtaxa: Coenholectypus Coptodiscus Discholectypus Holectypus Metholectypus

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Type: Holectypus

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of the Netherlands (2 collections)

• Cretaceous of Algeria (3), Brazil (6), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (27), France (65), Hungary (3), Israel (1), Jamaica (2), Japan (1), Jordan (2), Mexico (5), the Netherlands (1), Oman (6), Peru (3), Portugal (12), Saudi Arabia (2), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (8), Switzerland (6), Turkey (1), the United Arab Emirates (1), United States (1: Texas), Yemen (1)

• Jurassic of Algeria (2), Armenia (1), China (1), France (1), Germany (2), Iran (1), Jordan (1), Madagascar (2), Poland (8), Saudi Arabia (17), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Texas, Wyoming), Yemen (1)

Total: 204 collections including 218 occurrences

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