The Echinoid Directory

Key to Genera of Echinocyamidae

1a.Two radial struts internally (bordering periproct); periproct larger than peristome.


1b.Ten radial struts internally; periproct smaller than peristome.

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2a.Tuberculation on oral surface without strong bilateral symmetry.

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2b.Tuberculation on oral surface arranged with strong bilateral symmetry.

3a. Conspicuous sunken oral region present
Echinocyamus (Lepidocyamus)
3b. No conspicuous sunken oral area
Echinocyamus s.s.