WoRMS taxon details

Echinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758

124287  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124287)

accepted
Species
Cidaris esculenta (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted combination)
Cidaris hemisphaerica Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus aurantiacus (misspelling)
Echinus auranticus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus eſculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed., Art. 32.5.))
Echinus globiformis Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus pseudomelo Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus pseudo-melo Blainville, 1825 (incorrect original spelling (mandatory changed according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 32.5.2.3. - removal of hyphen))
Echinus quinqueangulatus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus sphaera O.F. Müller, 1776 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus violaceus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 663 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in European waters (ERMS scope)  
type locality contained in European waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Note North Sea Basin
  
From editor or global species database
Type locality North Sea Basin
 [details]
Distribution From low intertidal, but mainly in the sublittoral zone, down to 40 m depth, occasionally deeper, on rocks, stones or seaweed;...  
Distribution 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]

Distribution Not Mediterranean  
Distribution Not Mediterranean [details]

Fossil range Pliocene to Recent
  
Fossil range Pliocene to Recent
 [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Echinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124287 on 2018-09-18
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original description  (ofEchinus globiformis Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome troisième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière. 612 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47702
page(s): 44 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinus quinqueangulatus Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 79 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinus sphaera O.F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis. 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550
page(s): 235 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEchinus violaceus Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 80 [details]   

original description  (ofCidaris hemisphaerica Leske, 1778) Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 90-92; pl. 2 (?nicht gut leserlich): fig. e, pl. 40: fig. 7 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEchinus eſculentus Linnaeus, 1758) 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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofEchinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817) Nilsson, S., & Holst, A. Ludvig. 1817. Collectanea Zoologiae Scandinavicae. Londini Gothorum: Litteris Berlingianis
page(s): 7-9 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEchinus pseudo-melo Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinus auranticus Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 79 [details]   

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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 663 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 25-37 [details]   

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution 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]

Distribution Not Mediterranean [details]

Fossil range Pliocene to Recent
 [details]

IUCN Red List Category IUCN Red List 1996 Low Risk/Near Threatened (Vers. 2.3) [details]

Type locality North Sea Basin
 [details]

From other sources
Breeding Echinopluteus larva. Early sumer [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan garota de fons atlàntica  [details]
Dutch Europese eetbare zee-egeleetbare zeeappel  [details]
English European edible sea urchinedible sea urchin  [details]
Finnish ruokamerisiili  [details]
French oursin globuleuxoursin d'Europeoursin comestible  [details]
German Europäischer eßbarer Seeigelessbarer Seeigel  [details]
Lithuanian valgomasis jūrų ežys  [details]
Norwegian svabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål svabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk svabergsjøpiggsvin  [details]
Polish jeżowiec jadalny  [details]
Russian морской еж эхинус  [details]
Slovenian užitni morski ježek  [details]
Spanish erizo comestible de mar  [details]
Swedish ätlig sjöborre  [details]
Turkish deniz kestanesi  [details]
Ukrainian Морський їжак їстівнийМорський їжак  [details]