The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, August 2011

Lysechinus Gregory, 1897, p. 1001

Distribution Middle Triassic (Carnian), Italy
Name gender masculine
Type Lysechinus incongruens Gregory, 1896, p. 1000, by original designation.
Species Included Only the type specimen
Classification and/or Status Not echinoderm. Based on an internal mould of a gastropod (see Kier 1977, p. 24)
Remarks Gregory, J. W. 1897 [for 1896]. On Lysechinus, a new genus of fossil echinoderm from the Tyrolese Triassic. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896, 1000-1005, pl. 51. (published April, 1897)

Kier, P. M. 1977. Triassic echinoids. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 10, 1-88.