The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, April 2011

Lepidechinoides hunti Cooper 1931, p. 132

Diagnostic Features Greater proportional width of the ambulacra compared to the interambulacra than in L. ithacensis. Four ambulacral plates abut an interambulacral plate as opposed to two to three in L. ithacensis.
Distribution Skaneateles Shales, Hamilton Group, Middle Devonian of New York State, USA
Type Holotype: USNM 84218
Classification and/or Status A species of Lepidechinoides
Remarks Cooper, G. A. 1931. Lepidechinoides Olsson, a genus of Devonian echinoids. Journal of Paleontology 5, 127-142.