Goniopygus menardi Desmarest in Defrance 1925 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Arbacioida - Arbaciidae

Alternative combination: Echinus menardi

Belongs to Goniopygus according to R. Berndt 2003

Sister taxa: Goniopygus arabicus, Goniopygus atavus, Goniopygus eravillensis, Goniopygus minor, Goniopygus zitteli

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Egypt (6 collections), France (16), Jordan (2)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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