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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema savignyi (Audouin, 1829) 
AphiaID: 213375

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 editorAcroechinoidea (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadematoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadematidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema Gray, 1825
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrechinus savignyi (Audouin, 1829) (transferred to Diadema)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrostephanus savignyi (Audouin, 1829) (transferred to Diadema)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidarites savignyi Audouin, 1829 (transferred to Diadema)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema globulosum Bölsche, 1865 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  original description Audouin, V. (1809). Explication sommaire des planches d'Échinoderms de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, publiées par J. C. Savigny, membre de l'Institut; offrant un exposé des caractères naturels des genres avec la distinction des espèces, par Victor Audouin. Pp. 203-212. in J. C. de Savigny, Description de l'Égypte ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les ordres de sa majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand. Histoire naturelle, Tome premier, Quatrième Partie: Explication sommaire des planches dont les dessins ont été fournis par M. J. Savigny, pour l'histoire naturelle de l'ouvrage. L'Imprimerie Impériale, Paris. , available online at http://descegy.bibalex.org/
page(s): 210 [details] [full text]

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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 editorReunion [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (108 nucleotides; 218 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Often attributed to Michelin, 1845, but actually first validly established in Audouin, 1829 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean., depth range 0-70 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); East coast of Africa to South Pacific Islands in Sastry (1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Mauritius.
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), some of the records may be interchangeable with D. setosum.
Type data: syntypes [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Diadema savignyi (Audouin, 1829)
Diadema savignyi (Audo...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213375
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2011-04-06 12:09:25Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Diadema savignyi (Audouin, 1829). 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=213375 on 2014-09-23
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