The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, October 2006

Ekerekeia crenulata (Kier, 1972, p. 23)

Diagnostic Features Distinguished from E. somaliensis Currie, 1927 in having all its primary tubercles crenulate, in having a larger peristome and in having buccal notches with a much less prominent dividing partition.
Distribution Bathonian, Saudi Arabia
Type USNM 170370
Classification and/or Status Acroechinoidea, Diadematoida, Heterodiadematidae

A species of Ekerekeia
Remarks Kier, P. M. 1972. Tertiary and Mesozoic echinoids of Saudi Arabia. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 10, 1-242.