† Megapneustidae


Additional Functions


Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Klade: Ambulacraria  ⇒ Stamm: Echinodermata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Echinozoa  ⇒ Klasse: Echinoidea  ⇒ Unterklasse: Euechinoidea  ⇒ Infraklasse: Irregularia  ⇒ Superordnung: Atelostomata  ⇒ Ordnung: Spatangoida  ⇒ Unterordnung: Brissidina  ⇒ Überfamilie: Spatangoidea

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Fourtau, 1905

Other languages



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Motility: slow-moving
Environment: marine

deposit feeder, detritivore

Compositon of the remains:

high Mg Calcite

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 6)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. Kroh, 2010 - The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids - Journal of Systematic Palaeontology (8), 147-212 (journal article, English)
  • R. Fourtau, 1905 - Notes sur les Echinides fossiles de l’Egypte - Bulletin de l’Institut Egyptien, Série 4 (5), 121-140 (journal article, French)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) Z9zF3vvPBE-CwUKtVSm-WA
GUID (Global unique identifier) DEC5DC67-CFFB-4F04-82C1-42AD5529BE58
Database ID 263666