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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 124287

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris esculenta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris hemisphaera Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aurantiacus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus eſculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed., Art. 32.5.))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globiformis Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pseudomelo Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinquangulosus (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulatus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulosus (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Schwartzii Nilsson, 1817 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sphaera O.F. Müller, 1776 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus violaceus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphærechinus esculentus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted combination)
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarota de fons atlàntica  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreetbare zeeappel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoredible sea urchin  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorruokamerisiili  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroursin globuleuxUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroursin comestible  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editoressbarer Seeigel  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvalgomasis jūrų ežys  [details]
Norwegian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorsvabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsvabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjeżowiec jadalny  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorморской еж эхинус  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoružitni morski ježek  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorerizo comestible de mar  [details]
Swedish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorätlig sjöborre  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeniz kestanesi  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМорський їжак їстівнийUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМорський їжак  [details]
Direct child
taxa (8)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus fuscus Mortensen, 1903
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus glacialis D'yakonov, 1923

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus depressa Süssbach & Breckner, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus fuscus Mortensen, 1903
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus rufus Panning, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus fuscus Mortensen, 1903
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus var. fuscus Mortensen, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus fuscus Mortensen, 1903
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus var. glacialis D'yakonov, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus glacialis D'yakonov, 1923
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus var. tenuispinus Norman, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tenuispinus Norman, 1868
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality European waters (ERMS scope) [details]
From other sources
Barents Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpitsbergen [details]
English Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnglish Channel [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Coast of France [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRoscoff [details]
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland [details]
Kattegat
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKattegat [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorÖresund [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
Portugal
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortugal [details]
Russia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMurmansk Coast [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSweden [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIcelandic Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface grazer [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius liber (Brady, 1880) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopontius brevifurcatus (Giesbrecht, 1895) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres echinicola (Norman, 1869) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres violaceus (Claus, 1889) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSenariellus liber (Brady, 1880) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (632 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZooBank LSID: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:3501FE59-261C-4A1D-A87F-0117BC5E526B 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category IUCN Red List 1996 Low Risk/Near Threatened (Vers. 2.3) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Echinopluteus larva. Early sumer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution From low intertidal, but mainly in the sublittoral zone, down to 40 m depth, occasionally deeper, on rocks, stones or seaweed; the common sea urchin all round the British Isles [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Not mediterranean [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
North Sea echinoids
North Sea echinoids
Echinus esculentus
Echinus esculentus
Echinus esculentus
Echinus esculentus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124287
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-21 21:08:20Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinus esculentus 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=124287 on 2014-08-01
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