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Mesodiadema

Echinoidea - Cidaroida

Taxonomy
Mesodiadema is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cidaroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Mesodiadema Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
genusMesodiadema

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calciteo
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: grazero
Diet 2: omnivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Dispersal: watero
Dispersal 2: planktonico
Created: 2004-02-28 12:08:25
Modified: 2009-12-13 03:42:21
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992

Age range: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Norian or 247.20000 to 208.50000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) M. sp. (31626)
Norian228.0 - 208.5East Timor M. sp. (21182)