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Echinoidea taxon details


510499  (

Latreille, 1825
Superorder Atelostomata
Genus Atlasaster Lambert, 1931 †
Family Desorellidae Lambert, 1911 †
Order Echinoneoida
Family Galeropygidae Lambert, 1911 †
Genus Grasia Michelin, 1854 †
Order Holectypoida †
Family Menopygidae Lambert, 1911 †
Genus Mesodiadema Neumayr, 1889 †
Superorder Neognathostomata
Family Pygasteridae Lambert, 1900 †
Family Pygorhytidae Lambert, 1909 †

Family Catopygids † (temporary name)
Family Gitolampadids † (temporary name)
Family Hyboclypids † (temporary name)
Family Pygurids † (temporary name)

Superorder Microstomata

Suborder Amphisternata accepted as Spatangoida (subjective junior synonym)
Family Infraclypeidae Sauc├Ęde, Mooi & David, 2007 † accepted as Desorellidae Lambert, 1911 † (junior synonym)
Genus Loriolella Fucini, 1904 † accepted as Mesodiadema Neumayr, 1889 † (subjective junior synonym)
Superorder Pileatoida † accepted as Anorthopygidae Wagner & Durham, 1966 † (type-taxon closely related to Anorthopygus and member of the Anorthopygidae)
Order Pourtalesioida accepted as Pourtalesiidae A. Agassiz, 1881 (Not in use)
Genus Pseudopygaster Hawkins, 1922 † accepted as Mesodiadema Neumayr, 1889 † (subjective junior synonym)
Order Pygasteroida † accepted as Pygasteridae Lambert, 1900 † (paraphyletic )
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Echinoidea (2021). Irregularia. Accessed at: on 2021-06-19
2010-08-31 06:33:05Z

context source (Bermuda) Pawson, D. L.; Devaney, D. M.; Sterrer, W. E. (2001). The echinoderm fauna of Bermuda. Unpub. MS. [details]   

basis of record Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at
page(s): 171 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification Although represented here as sister groups, Acroechinoidea, Carinacea and Irregularia actually form a set of nested clades (see image below). Due to the limitations of WoRMS this cannot be reflected in the database at present. [details]

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