Echinopsis diatreta Morton 1833 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Orthopsidae

Alternative combinations: Cidaris diatretum, Pseudodiadema diatretum

Belongs to Echinopsis according to C. W. Cooke 1959

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Cooke 1941 and Desor 1858

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ANSP 1471, a test. Its type locality is Gloucester - Vincentown Fm, which is in a Danian coastal sandstone in the Vincentown Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer-deposit feeder

Distribution:

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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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