WoRMS name details

Echinodiscus auritus Leske, 1778

212459  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212459)

 unaccepted (transferred to Sculpsitechinus)
Species
Echinodiscus inauritus Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus auritus (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Lobophora aurita (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Lobophora bifissa (Audouin, 1809) (subjective junior synonym)
Scutella aurita (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Scutella bifissa Audouin, 1809 (subjective junior synonym)
Scutella inaurita (Leske, 1778) (subjective junior synonym)
Tetrodiscus auritus (Leske, 1778) (unaccepted combination)
Tetrodiscus rumphi Lambert & Thiéry, 1914 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 202 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Description: test flat, slightly broader than long; peristome slightly anterior; periproct on the oral side, in the...  
Description 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]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Echinodiscus auritus Leske, 1778. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212459 on 2018-11-13
Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
changed
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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2015-01-08 09:32:37Z
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original description Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 202 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> 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]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1948). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ. 471 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 400-403 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Remark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]