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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus Leske, 1778 
AphiaID: 212459

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 editorNeognathostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeasteroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutelliformes (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutellidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstriclypeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus Leske, 1778
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiope (Tetrodiscus) auritus (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus inauritus Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus auritus (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobophora aurita (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobophora bifissa (Audouin, 1806) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella aurita (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella bifissa Audouin, 1806 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella inaurita (Leske, 1778) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodiscus auritus (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrodiscus rumphi Lambert & Thiéry, 1914 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus auritus Leske, 1778
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus siamensis Mortensen, 1948

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus tenuissima accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus tenuissimus (L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus var. siamensis Mortensen, 1948 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus auritus siamensis Mortensen, 1948
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius pusillus Humes, 1969 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (44 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: test flat, slightly broader than long; peristome slightly anterior; periproct on the oral side, in the postrior interambulacrum, half-way to the posterior margin; two open lunules in the posterior paired ambulacra; all miliary spines similar, no dark coloured spines; four genital pores (Sastry, 1995). Habitat: fine sandy areas near the river mouths (Sastry, 1995).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (West Bengal), Andamans, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala (Sastry, 1995); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, discontinuous (western Indian Ocean, west Pacific Ocean), depth range 0-5 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Indo-west Pacific (Sastry, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212459
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinodiscus auritus. 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=212459 on 2014-08-29
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