Mariania (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Brissidae

Parent taxon: Brissidae according to A. G. Fischer 1966

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arcaechinus, Brissopatagus, Brissopsidae, Brissopsis, Brissus, Cionobrissus, Cyclaster, Diplodetus, Eupatagus, Fernandezaster, Fourtaunia, Gillechinus, Gualtieria, Hernandezaster, Herreraster, Hikelaster, Hysteraster, Lajanaster, Macropneustes, Mauritanaster, Megapneustes, Meoma, Metalia, Migliorinia, Pharaonaster, Plagiobrissus, Plesiopatagus, Radiobrissus, Rhynobrissus, Rojasia, Stomaporus, Taimanawa, Trachypatagus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Mariania in the database

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