Hemipatagus tuberculatus Peron and Gauthier 1885 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

Alternative combination: Lovenia tuberculata

Belongs to Hemipatagus according to Zittel 1864

Sister taxa: Hemipatagus argutus, Hemipatagus bandaensis, Hemipatagus bundensis, Hemipatagus calvimontanus, Hemipatagus cartagensis, Hemipatagus desmoulinsi, Hemipatagus duncani, Hemipatagus ficheuri, Hemipatagus gauthieri, Hemipatagus girundicus, Hemipatagus grignonensis, Hemipatagus guebhardi, Hemipatagus hispanica, Hemipatagus hoffmanni, Hemipatagus marianii, Hemipatagus martensii, Hemipatagus nicoleti, Hemipatagus ocellatus, Hemipatagus pellati, Hemipatagus regiomontanus, Hemipatagus sambiensis, Hemipatagus soubellensis, Hemipatagus subrostratus, Hemipatagus tenuis

Type specimen: VN1959/335/51, a test.

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore


• Miocene of New Zealand (4 collections)

• Oligocene of New Zealand (2)

• Whaingaroan of New Zealand (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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