|Distribution||Namurian, Lower Carboniferous, Ukraine.|
|Type||Donbassechinus kumpani Faas, 1941, p. 73, by original designation.|
|Species Included||Only the type species.|
|Classification and/or Status||Stem group Echinoidea; Palaechinidae.
Monotypic. Possible subjective junior synonym of Melonechinus.
|Remarks||The original description is very brief and the illustrations insufficient. It is thus not fully clear how this taxon is differentiated from small Melonechinus. Additionally, the specimen on which this taxon is based seems to show little detail.
Faas, A. V. 1941. Echinoidea. Pp. 72-75 in L. Librovitch (ed.) The Atlas of the Guide Forms of the Fossil Faunas of the U.S.S.R. Volume IV. Lower Carboniferous Moscow/Leningrad.