Echinocorys ovalis Clark 1893 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Holasteroida - Holasteridae

Alternative combination: Ananchytes ovalis

Belongs to Echinocorys according to C. W. Cooke 1959

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915 and Cooke 1942

Sister taxa: Echinocorys arnaudi, Echinocorys australis, Echinocorys ciplyensis, Echinocorys elatodepressus, Echinocorys elatus, Echinocorys gibbus, Echinocorys gravesi, Echinocorys obliquus, Echinocorys ovatus, Echinocorys perconicus, Echinocorys pyramidatus, Echinocorys scutata, Echinocorys scutatus, Echinocorys sphaericus, Echinocorys sulcatus, Echinocorys sumbaricus, Echinocorys texanus, Echinocorys turritus, Echinocorys vulgaris, Echinocorys yoloensis, Ananchytes austriaca, Ananchytes conoidea

Type specimen: USNM 559479, a test. Its type locality is Vincentown (Bryan collection, Vincentown Fm), which is in a Thanetian coastal sandstone in the Vincentown Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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