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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776 
AphiaID: 124418

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 editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus Gray, 1825
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus Gray, 1825
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProspatangus purpureus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatagus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776 (misspelling of genus name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus meridionalis Risso, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus Regina (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus reginae Gray, 1855 (erroneous authority (date))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus reginae Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus spinosissimus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  original description Müller, O.F. (1776). Zoologica Danicae Prodromus seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characters, nomine, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Havniae. XXXII, 274 pp. (look up in IMIS), available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.13268 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoririqi zemër i detit i purpurt  [details]
Arabic Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorkanfoude  [details]
Catalan Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorgarota cor  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurperen zeeklitUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaarse zeeklit  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorviolet heart-urchinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple heart urchin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspatangue pourpreUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroursin de vase violet  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorvioletter Herzigel  [details]
Italian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorpeto di dolfin  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursjømus  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursjømus  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorerizo de corazón purpúreo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurpursjömus  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus purpureus var. inermis Mortensen, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus inermis Mortensen, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus subinermis Pomel, 1887
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Malta [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
Adriatic Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Aegean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAegean Sea [details]
Central Mediterranean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Mediterranean [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevantine Basin [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalais [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarseille [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth France (inaccurate[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Kattegat
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKattegat [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorÖresund [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
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 editorRockall [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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBohuslän [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 editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Africa [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 [details]
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius sauvagei Canu, 1892 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScottomyzon gibberum (T. & A. Scott, 1894) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicropontius ovoides Gooding, 1957 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links 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 (8 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (401 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 (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
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 editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Echinopluteus larva. Summer [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Occasional low on shore, common offshore down to more than 200 m depth, burrowing in coarse sand or ogravel, all round the British Isles [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124418
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2010-09-25 21:07:08Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776. 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=124418 on 2014-10-21
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