The species was redescribed by Callegari (1931), but the type material is so poor that much remains unknown. Better preserved material has recently been found of this species from coeval beds in Cyprus (Smith & Gale 2009).
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De Loriol, P. 1882. Description des échinides des environs de Camerino. Mémoires de la Société de Physique et Histoire Naturelle Genève 28(3), 32 pp., 3 pls.
Smith, A. B. & Gale, A. S. 2009. The pre-Messinian deep sea Neogene echinoid fauna of the Mediterranean: Surface productivity controls and biogeographical relationships. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 281, 115-125.