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Cidaris pratti

Echinoidea - Cidaroida - Cidaridae

Taxonomy
Cidaris pratti was named by Clark and Twitchell (1915). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wilmington (Castle Hayne LS, N. Carolina), which is in a Bartonian marine wackestone/grainstone in the Castle Hayne Formation of North Carolina.

It was synonymized subjectively with Cidaris smithi by Cooke (1941).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Cidaris pratti Clark and Twitchell p. 114 figs. Plate LV, Fig. 3
1980Cidaris pratti Kier p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
RankNameAuthor
classEchinoidea()
subclassCidaroidea(Claus 1880)
orderCidaroida()
superfamilyCidarideaGray 1825
familyCidaridae
genusCidarisLeske 1778
speciespratti

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 Lutetian to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 47.80000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (27 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (South Carolina) Cidaris pratti (5341 5342 5463 5478)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (South Carolina) Cidaris pratti (5343 5344 5345 5353 5354 5462 5468 5474)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (North Carolina) Cidaris pratti (5366 5367 5376 5378 5383 5385 5386 5387 5436 type locality: 5457 60452)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Alabama) Cidaris pratti (3549)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Cidaris pratti (5362 5363)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9USA (South Carolina) Cidaris pratti (5364)