Contributed by Andrew Smith, December 2006
|Distribution||Upper Triassic (Norian), Montenegro.|
|Type||Cidaris helenae Vinassa de Regny, 1903, p. 19, by monotypy.|
|Species Included||Only the type species.|
|Classification and/or Status||Nomen dubium.|
|Remarks||Kier (1977) restudied the holotype and thought it a specimen of either Mikrocidaris or Megaporocidaris. However, given its extremely poor state of preservation Kier treated this genus as a nomen dubium.
Kier, P. M. 1977. Triassic echinoids. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 30, 1-88.