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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster humilis (Leske, 1778) 
AphiaID: 213364

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 editorClypeasterina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster Lamarck, 1801
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster (Stolonoclypus) humilis (Leske, 1778) (subgeneric subdivision of Clypeaster not accepted by scientific community)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster ambigenus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster latus Herklots, 1854 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster placunarius (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster rumphii Des Moulins, 1837 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster saisseti Michelin, 1861 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClypeaster tumescens Herklots, 1854 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinanthus explanatus Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinanthus humilis Leske, 1778 (transferred to Clypeaster)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinanthus placunarius (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinanthus productus Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodiscus placunarius (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella ambigena Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScutella placunaria Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolonoclypus humilis (Leske, 1778) (transferred to Clypeaster)
Sources 
redescription Mortensen, T. 1948. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ, pp. 471. C. A. Reitzel; Copenhagen.
page(s): 88-94 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodarke pugettensis spinapandens Storch & Niggemann, 1967 (symbiotic: unspecified type)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (49 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 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-216 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Mortensen (1948a) doubts the identity of Brown's specimen (1910b) from Mozambique and H.L. Clark' s (1923a) from Natal. The East African specimen in the British Museum record is one from Zanzibar (Clark & Rowe, 1971).
In Subgenus (Stolonoclypus) A. Agassiz, 1863. Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213364
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). Clypeaster humilis. 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=213364 on 2014-09-17
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