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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Linnaeus, 1758 
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Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarinacea (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCamarodonta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Genus)
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Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidae Gray, 1825
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidarites (Echinus) Linnaeus, 1758 (accepted at genus rank)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchino (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinum (misspelling)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus anchistus H.L. Clark, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus euryporus H.L. Clark, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gilchristi Bell, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus melo Lamarck, 1816
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus multidentatus H.L. Clark, 1925
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tenuispinus Norman, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tylodes H.L. Clark, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus wallisi A. Agassiz, 1880

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus neglectus Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, possible subjective junior synonym of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subangulosus de Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus rarispinus G.O. Sars, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844) (nomen nudum, manuscript name (for globular specimens of E. acutus norvegicus))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus versicolor L. Agassiz, 1841 (nomen nudum, mentioned in a list only)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Agarites) L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia Gray, 1835
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Agarites) spatuligera Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia spatuligera (Valenciennes, 1846)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Colobocentrotus) Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus Brandt, 1835
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Colobocentrotus) leskii Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus (Colobocentrotus) mertensii Brandt, 1835
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Colobocentrotus) mertensii Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus (Colobocentrotus) mertensii Brandt, 1835
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Heterocentrotus) Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus Brandt, 1835
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Heterocentrotus) postelsii Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mamillatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Heterocentrotus) taenitanus Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus trigonarius (Lamarck, 1816)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Psammechinus) L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Psammechinus) chloroticus Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvechinus chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Psammechinus) microtuberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Psammechinus) semituberculatus Valenciennes in L. Agassiz, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLytechinus semituberculatus (Valenciennes in L. Agassiz, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Psammechinus) verruculatus Lütken, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudechinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Strongylocentrotus) Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus Brandt, 1835
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) L. Agassiz, 1841b accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes L. Agassiz, 1841b
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) albidus (L. Agassiz, 1841) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) brevispinosus (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) dübenii L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) duebenii L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) gibbosus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaenocentrotus gibbosus (L. Agassiz, in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) granularis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) lividus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) neglectus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Tripneustes) L. Agassiz, 1841b accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes L. Agassiz, 1841b
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Tripneustes) sardica auct. accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aciculatus Hupé, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus gaimardi (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aequituberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus affinis Mortensen, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus affinis (Mortensen, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus albidus L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus albocinctus Hutton, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinus albocinctus (Hutton, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus albus Molina, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoxechinus albus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus alexandri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus alexandri (Danielssen & Koren, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus alternatus Deslongchamps, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus atternatus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus angulosus A. Agassiz, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudechinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus armatus de Meijere, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenechinus armatus (de Meijere, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus atlanticus Mortensen, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus atlanticus (Mortensen, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus atratus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodophora atrata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus (Podophora) atratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus atternatus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aurantiacus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus auritus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus Leske, 1778
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus basteri Maitland, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus miliaris (P.L.S. Müller, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus biforis Gmelin, 1778 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus bisperforatus Leske, 1778
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus blainvillei Des Moulins, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus brevispinosus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus calamaris Pallas, 1774 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix calamaris (Pallas, 1774)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus calamarus Pallas, 1774 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix calamaris (Pallas, 1774)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cantaber Lambert & Thiéry, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus carinatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mammillatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mamillatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus castaneus Parry, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mammillatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mamillatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus chlorocentrotus Des Moulins, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus chloroticus Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvechinus chloroticus (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cidaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris cidaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cordatum Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cordatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus coronalis (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix diadema (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus darnleyensis Tension-Woods, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudechinus darnleyensis (Tenison-Woods, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus decadactylos Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliophora orbiculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus decoratus L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus depressus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes maculatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus depressus G.O. Sars, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus diadema Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema setosum (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus diadema Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothrix diadema (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus disjunctus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocentrotus depressus (A. Agassiz, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus dröbachiensis O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus droebachiensis O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus dubius Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus dufresnii Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia dufresnii (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus elegans Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus elegans (Düben & Koren, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus elevatus Hutton, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblypneustes elevatus (Hutton, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus emarginatus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncope emarginata (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus equituberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus erythrogrammus Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliocidaris erythrogramma (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus eſculentus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus excavatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus fasciatus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus flemingii Forbes, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus fueginus Philippi, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinus magellanicus (Philippi, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gaimardi Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus gaimardi (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globiformis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gracilis A. Agassiz, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus gracilis (A. Agassiz, 1869)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus grandinosus Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus grandis Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiobrissus grandis (Gmelin, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granularis de Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granularis Say, 1827 non Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granulatus Gould, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gratilla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus griseus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblypneustes ovum (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus hexaporus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeodia sexiesperforata (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus hirsuta Döderlein, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gilchristi Bell, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus hirsutus Döderlein, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus gilchristi Bell, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus horridus A. Agassiz, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermechinus horridus (A. Agassiz, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus huttoni (Benham, 1908) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinus huttoni Benham, 1908
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus inflatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lacunosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizaster lacunosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lacunoſus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lacunosus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizaster lacunosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus laganoides L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus laganum (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaganum laganum (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus leschenaulti Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lezaroides Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lithophagus Leach, in Tilloch, 1812 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lividus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lixula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lobatulus Walker & Jacob, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCibicides lobatulus (Walker & Jacob, 1798) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobatula lobatula (Walker & Jacob, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lobatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra lucunter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus loculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lucidus Döderlein, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus lucidus (Döderlein, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lucunter Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra lucunter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus maculatus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes maculatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus maculosus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus magellanicus Philippi, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinus magellanicus (Philippi, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mamillatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mammillatus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mamillatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mammillatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus mamillatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus margaritaceus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinus magellanicus (Philippi, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus maugei Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra lucunter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus microstoma Thomson, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus microtuberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus miliaris P.L.S. Müller, 1771 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus miliaris (P.L.S. Müller, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus minimus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParechinus angulosus (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus minutus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mola Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus molaris Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus multicolor Yoshiwara, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudechinus multicolor (Yoshiwara, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus neapolitanus Delle Chiaje, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus neumayeri Meisser, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterechinus neumayeri (Meissner, 1900)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus niger Molina, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapygus niger (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus oblonga Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei oblonga (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus octodactylos Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRotula deciesdigitatus (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus omalostoma Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliocidaris tuberculata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus orbiculus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliophora orbiculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus oviformis Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinolampas ovata (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ovum Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblypneustes ovum (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pallidus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblypneustes pallidus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus parvituberculatus Blainville, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus paucituberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pedifer Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodophora pedifer (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus (Podophora) pedifer (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pentagonus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pentaporus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus peronii Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pictus (Norman, 1869) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pileolus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes pileolus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus placenta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArachnoides placenta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus polyzonalis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes pileolus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus porosus Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoxechinus albus (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pseudomelo Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pulchellus L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pulvinulus Pennant, 1812 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus punctiferus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus punctulatus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia punctulata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus purpuratus Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus purpurescens Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapygus niger (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus purpureus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pustulatus L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus miliaris (P.L.S. Müller, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pustulosus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinquangulosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quoyi Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodophora atrata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobocentrotus (Podophora) atratus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus radiatus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropyga radiata (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus reticulatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus robillardi de Loriol, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnechinus robillardi (de Loriol, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus rosaceus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster rosaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus roſaceus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus rosaceus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster rosaceus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sardicus sensu Delle Chiaje, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema setosum (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus schwartzii Nilsson, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sculptus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTemnopleurus toreumaticus (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus spatagus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus spatuliger Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia spatuligera (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sphaera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sphaeroides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmacis sphaeroides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus stellatus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia stellata (Blainville, 1825; ?Gmelin, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus stenoporus Mortensen, 1942 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus stenoporus (Mortensen, 1942)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subangularis Fleming, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subangulosus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParechinus angulosus (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subcaeruleus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subglobiformis Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ſaxatilis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema setosum (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ſpatagus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus spatagus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ſphæroides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sphaeroides Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmacis sphaeroides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tenuispina Norman, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tenuispinus Norman, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus toreumaticus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTemnopleurus toreumaticus (Leske, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus trigonarius Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocentrotus trigonarius (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tuberculatus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliocidaris tuberculata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus variegatus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus variegatus (Leske, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus variolaris Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ventricosus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes ventricosus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudechinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus violaceus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus virens Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus miliaris (P.L.S. Müller, 1771)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus virgatus Des Moulins, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripneustes gratilla (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus vulgaris Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Howe [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Echinoid Directory 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
North Sea echinoids
North Sea echinoids
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Echinus esculentus
Echinus esculentus
[image from typetaxon]
Echinus esculentus
Echinus esculentus
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123386
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-06 12:28:48Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2011-04-26 08:50:20Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123386 on 2014-11-26
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