WoRMS taxon details

Cassidulus briareus Souto & Martins, 2018

1293228  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1293228)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Souto, C. & Martins, L. (2018). Synchrotron micro-CT scanning leads to the discovery of a new genus of morphologically conserved echinoid (Echinodermata: Cassiduloida). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4457(1): 70., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.1.3
page(s): 72-78; Figs. 1-2, 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Holotype  MPW MNHWU MP 1267 Holotyp, geounit Australian...  
Holotype MPW MNHWU MP 1267 Holotyp, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Etymology Named after Briareus, the Greek God of violent sea storms, in reference to the turbulent taxonomic history related to the...  
Etymology Named after Briareus, the Greek God of violent sea storms, in reference to the turbulent taxonomic history related to the specimens described herein (see taxonomic history below). [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2020). World Echinoidea Database. Cassidulus briareus Souto & Martins, 2018. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1293228 on 2020-11-30
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2018-08-30 12:23:36Z
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original description Souto, C. & Martins, L. (2018). Synchrotron micro-CT scanning leads to the discovery of a new genus of morphologically conserved echinoid (Echinodermata: Cassiduloida). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4457(1): 70., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4457.1.3
page(s): 72-78; Figs. 1-2, 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype MPW MNHWU MP 1267 Holotyp, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype MPW MNHWU MP 1267 Paratype, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Diagnosis Test arched in cross section, greatest height at apical disc. Anterior region of test very inflated. Paired petals with unequal columns of respiratory podia. Naked zone along oral midline developed and pitted. Phyllodes without occluded plates. Peristome and periproct transverse. Three interambulacral plates on each side of periproct. Basicoronal plate 5 narrow and elongated. [details]

Etymology Named after Briareus, the Greek God of violent sea storms, in reference to the turbulent taxonomic history related to the specimens described herein (see taxonomic history below). [details]