Cyclaster posita Hutton 1873 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Alternative combination: Hemiaster posita

Belongs to Cyclaster according to R. A. Henderson 1975

Sister taxa: Cyclaster aturicus, Cyclaster danicus, Cyclaster drewryensis, Cyclaster galei, Cyclaster jacksoni, Cyclaster sanchezi

Type specimen: EC.685, a test

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution:

• Waitakian of New Zealand (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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