Tylocidaris walcotti Clark 1891 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Psychocidaridae

Alternative combination: Cidaris walcotti

Belongs to Tylocidaris according to C. W. Cooke 1959

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Cooke 1941

Sister taxa: Tylocidaris (Sardocidaris), Tylocidaris (Tylocidaris), Tylocidaris clavigera, Tylocidaris gosae, Tylocidaris salina, Tylocidaris vexilifera, Tylocidaris windi

Type specimen: ANSP 1451, a test. Its type locality is Timber Creek - Vincentown Fm, which is in a Danian coastal sandstone in the Vincentown Formation of New Jersey.

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

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (4: New Jersey collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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