Superfamily Histocidaridea Kroh and Smith 2010 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Full reference: A. Kroh and A. B. Smith. 2010. The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 8(2):147-212

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

Sister taxa: Cidaridea, Delocidaris, Diplocidaridae, Fellius, Heterocidaridae, Hirudocidaris, Leurocidaris, Menocidaris, Mesodiadema, Mikrocidari, Minicidaris, Miocidaridae, Oedematocidaris, Palmerius, Paracidaridae, Polycidaridae, Prophyllacanthus, Rhabdocidaridae, Serpianotiaridae, Tretocidaris, Triadotiaridae

Subtaxa: Histocidaridae

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Type: Histocidarinae

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal grazer-omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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