Hyposalenia Desor 1858 (sea urchin)

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Hyposaleniidae

Full reference: E. Desor. 1858. Synopsis des échinides fossiles. Reinwald, Paris 1-490

Parent taxon: Hyposaleniinae according to H. B. Fell and D. L. Pawson 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Goniophorus, Idiocidaris, Peltastes, Poropeltaris

Subtaxa: Hyposalenia heliophora

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Austria (1 collection), the Netherlands (1)

• Cretaceous of the Dominican Republic (1), France (20), Morocco (2), Turkmenistan (1), the United Kingdom (9)

Total: 35 collections including 38 occurrences

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