The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, December 2010

Superfamily Odontophora Kroh & Smith, 2010, p. 171

Diagnosis Camarodont echinoids with finger-like process on epiphyses supporting the tooth; lantern retractor muscles frilled.
Species Included Clade that includes the families Toxopneustidae Troschel, 1872, Strongylocentrotidae Gregory, 1900 and Echinometridae Gray, 1855.
Remarks Kroh, A. & Smith, A. B. 2010. The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 7, 147-212.