Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011
|Distribution||Late Oligocene, Australia|
|Type||Pentechinus mirabilis Philip & Foster, 1971, p. 678, by original diagnosis.|
|Species Included||Only the type species.|
|Classification and/or Status||Camarodonta, Temnopleuroida, Temnopleuridae
|Remarks||Easily distinguished from other temnopleurids on account of its five highly characteristic brood pouches. Test morphology of males is currently unreported.
Philip, G. M. & Foster, R. J. 1971. Marsupiate Tertiary echinoids from south-eastern Australia and their zoogeographical significance. Palaeontology 14, 666-695.