Hemipatagus subrostratus Clark and Twitchell 1915 (heart urchin)

Echinoidea - Spatangoida - Loveniidae

Alternative combination: Maretia subrostratus

Full reference: W. B. Clark and M. W. Twitchell. 1915. The Mesozoic and Cenozoic Echinodermata of the United States. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 54:1-341

Belongs to Hemipatagus according to A. Kroh 2007

See also Clark and Twitchell 1915, Cooke 1942 and Kier 1980

Sister taxa: Hemipatagus argutus, Hemipatagus bandaensis, Hemipatagus bundensis, Hemipatagus calvimontanus, Hemipatagus cartagensis, Hemipatagus desmoulinsi, Hemipatagus duncani, Hemipatagus ficheuri, Hemipatagus gauthieri, Hemipatagus girundicus, Hemipatagus grignonensis, Hemipatagus guebhardi, Hemipatagus hispanica, Hemipatagus hoffmanni, Hemipatagus marianii, Hemipatagus martensii, Hemipatagus nicoleti, Hemipatagus ocellatus, Hemipatagus pellati, Hemipatagus regiomontanus, Hemipatagus sambiensis, Hemipatagus soubellensis, Hemipatagus tenuis, Hemipatagus tuberculatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is City quarry near cemetery, Wilmington, which is in an Eocene marine marl in the Jackson Formation of North Carolina

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal deposit feeder-detritivore


• Eocene of United States (2: North Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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