Palmerius (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Parent taxon: Cidaroida according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cidaridea, Delocidaris, Diplocidaridae, Fellius, Heterocidaridae, Hirudocidaris, Histocidaridea, Leurocidaris, Menocidaris, Mesodiadema, Mikrocidari, Minicidaris, Miocidaridae, Oedematocidaris, Paracidaridae, Polycidaridae, Prophyllacanthus, Rhabdocidaridae, Serpianotiaridae, Tretocidaris, Triadotiaridae

Subtaxa: none

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

Distribution: found only at Jabaco FM., Cuba (Eocene of Cuba)

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