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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus maculatus L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 
AphiaID: 212444

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 editorTemnopleuridea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTemnopleuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus maculatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus L. Agassiz, in Agassiz & Desor, 1846
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthechinus roseus A. Agassiz, 1864 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  original description Agassiz, L. & Desor, P. J. E. 1846. Catalogue raisonné des familles, des genres, et des espèces de la classe des échinodermes. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Troisième Série, Zoologie 6, 305-374., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47986#page/311/mode/1up
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus maculatus godeffroyi Mortensen, 1942

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus maculatus var. godeffroyi Mortensen, 1942 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocyphus maculatus godeffroyi Mortensen, 1942
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
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Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (Mauritius), depth range 0-3 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Mortensen (1943) notes that this specie is known with certainty only from Mauritius, others records being based on mistakes in identity or lacality (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs7787. Type locality: uncertain, possibly Mauritius (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212444
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Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2012-06-13 21:51:01Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Microcyphus maculatus L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846. 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=212444 on 2014-11-27
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