Cidaris bowerbankii Forbes 1850 (pencil urchin)

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

Full reference: E. Forbes. 1850. Description of the fossils of the Chalk Formation. Notes on Cretaceous Echinodermata. The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex 325-343

Belongs to Cidaris according to E. Forbes 1850

Sister taxa: Cidaris (Cidaris), Cidaris admeto, Cidaris alabamensis, Cidaris alata, Cidaris alpis, Cidaris baculifera, Cidaris blandis, Cidaris branneri, Cidaris californicus, Cidaris catenifera, Cidaris cojimarensis, Cidaris cornaliae, Cidaris cubensis, Cidaris curioni, Cidaris dilleri, Cidaris dixiensis, Cidaris fasciculata, Cidaris flexuosa, Cidaris fumagalli, Cidaris georgiana, Cidaris grandaeva, Cidaris guembeli, Cidaris klipsteini, Cidaris liagora, Cidaris lorenzanus, Cidaris loveni, Cidaris martinezensis, Cidaris modestus, Cidaris moereus, Cidaris mortoni, Cidaris omboni, Cidaris ordinatus, Cidaris parastadifera, Cidaris perdubius, Cidaris perornata, Cidaris plumasensis, Cidaris pratti, Cidaris schlonbachi, Cidaris serrifera, Cidaris shastensis, Cidaris smithi, Cidaris splendens, Cidaris subnobilis, Cidaris subnodosa, Cidaris taylorensis, Cidaris tehamensis, Cidaris texanus, Cidaris tribuloides, Cidaris tubuloides, Cidaris wahalakensis

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

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Cidaris bowerbankii in the database

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