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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 212463

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 editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia Gray, 1855
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissus compressus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus maculosus Gmelin, 1788 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus spatagus Linnaeus, 1758 (transferred to Metalia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus ſpatagus Linnaeus, 1758 (incorrect original spelling (ICZN 4th ed., Art. 32.5.))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia maculosa (Gmelin, 1788) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrometalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrometalia ventricosa Lambert & Thiery, 1924 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus compressus Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (10 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Guam, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); SE Arabia, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-130 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Arica to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: 'Oceano omni' (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212463
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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). Metalia spatagus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=212463 on 2014-07-28
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