WoRMS taxon details

Phormosoma placenta Thomson, 1872

124343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124343)

accepted
Species
Subspecies Phormosoma placenta africana Mortensen, 1934
Subspecies Phormosoma placenta placenta Thomson, 1872
Subspecies Phormosoma placenta sigsbei A. Agassiz, 1880

Variety Phormosoma placenta var. africana Mortensen, 1934 accepted as Phormosoma placenta africana Mortensen, 1934 (Infrasubspecific taxon that is to be treated as a subspecies according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 45.6.4)
Variety Phormosoma placenta var. africanum Mortensen, 1934 accepted as Phormosoma placenta africana Mortensen, 1934 (incorrect declination of subspecies name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Thomson, C.W. 1872. On the Echinidea of the 'Porcupine' Deep-sea Dredging Expeditions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. pp. 491-497, available online at https://archive.org/stream/philtrans00795337/00795337#page/n0/mode/2up
page(s): 494 [details]   
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Phormosoma placenta Thomson, 1872. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124343 on 2018-06-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z
changed
2011-04-08 07:45:14Z
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2011-04-27 12:37:20Z
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original description Thomson, C.W. 1872. On the Echinidea of the 'Porcupine' Deep-sea Dredging Expeditions. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. pp. 491-497, available online at https://archive.org/stream/philtrans00795337/00795337#page/n0/mode/2up
page(s): 494 [details]   

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. (1935). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. II. Bothriocidaroida, Melonechinoida, Lepidocentroida, and Stirodonta, 647 pp., C. A. Reitzel & Oxford University Press, Copenhagen & London.
page(s): 125-135 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Ecology acts as host to juvenile Cusk Eels (Osteichthyes: Ophidiidae) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English flattened sea urchin  [details]
French oursin galette  [details]