Definition of Holectypina
: a suborder of extinct sea urchins (order Exocycloida) having a central peristome, an excentric periproct, an Aristotle's lantern, and nonpetaloid ambulacra and found in Jurassic, Cretaceous, and Eocene strata
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Origin and Etymology of holectypina
New Latin, from Holectypus, genus of sea urchins (from hol- + Greek ektypos worked in relief) + -ina
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