Distinguished from Coptechinus, which shows a similar sexual dimorphism in its apical disc structure, by its distinctly crenulate primary tubercles, and by the presence of sunken and naked interradii in females. Distinguished from Paradoxechinus by having a single large sutural pit on each side of the primary interambulacral tubercle. Hypsiechinus has a very similar sexual dimorphism, and has crenulate tubercles, but it lacks sutural pits.
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