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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 124427

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 editorOdontophora (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus Desor, 1856
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris sardica Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) albidus (L. Agassiz, 1841) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) brevispinosus (Blainville, 1825) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) granularis (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Sphaerechinus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus albidus L. Agassiz, 1841 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus brevispinosus Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus dubius Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granularis de Lamarck, 1816 (transferred to Sphaerechinus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subglobiformis Blainville, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphærechinus brevispinosus (Blainville, 1825) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphærechinus ovarius Lambert & Thiéry, 1914 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus roseus Russo, 1893 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus granularis (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Sphaerechinus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes brevispinosus (L. Agassiz, 1841) (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarota violetaChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorboga morada  [details]
Croatian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorjež pjegavi  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorviolet sea urchin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroursin violet  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordunkelvioletter Seeigel  [details]
Italian Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorriccio granulare di mareUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorriccio di prateira  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΒιολετής αχινός  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorježovka fialová  [details]
Portuguese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorouriços de pontas redondas  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorerizo violáceo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
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]
Cape Verde
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde (inaccurate[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
Gulf of Guinea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Guinea [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]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Mediterranean part] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verdean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChannel Islands [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Atlantic part] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres minutus (Claus, 1889) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocheres violaceus (Claus, 1889) (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 editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (169 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (80 nucleotides; 46 proteins) 
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 Subtidal, especially amongst Zostera, occasional in the Channel Islands [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124427
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-27 06:20:30Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Sphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816). 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=124427 on 2014-12-22
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