Echinometridae

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Echinometridae
Red pencil urchin - Papahānaumokuākea.jpg
Heterocentrotus trigonarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Superorder: Echinacea
Order: Camarodonta
Family: Echinometridae
Troschel, 1872 [1]
Genera
See text

The Echinometridae are a family of sea urchins in the class Echinoidea.

Characteristics[edit]

All Echinometridae have imperforate tubercles and compound ambulacral plates.[2]

Genera[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1] World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
  2. ^ The Echinoid Directory The Natural History Museum. Retrieved 2011-08-27.