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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825) 
AphiaID: 213383

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 editorCarinacea (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCamarodonta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontophora (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra Gray, 1825
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra brunea A. Agassiz, 1863 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra heteropora L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra megastoma M'Clelland, 1840 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra microtuberculata A. Agassiz, 1863 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra picta A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus decaryi Lambert, 1933 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus matheyi (unjustified emendation)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus pictus (A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907) (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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorrock-boring urchin  [details]
German Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatheus' Seeigel  [details]
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taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei mathaei (Blainville, 1825)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei oblonga (Blainville, 1825)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra mathaei violacea Michelin, 1845
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Egypt
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbu Galum [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [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 [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavisodalis parvibullatus Dojiri & Humes, 1982 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcellidium echinophilum Humes & Gelerman, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMecomerinx notabilis (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (43 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (51 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (203 nucleotides; 206 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: variable, spine colour purple/green spines with purple tips and grey-green base or jungle green spines with purple tips (Humphreys, 1981).
Has commensal shrimp Athanas areteformi COUTIERE (Crustacea : Alpheidae) which also occurs on Toxopneustes pileolus and Tripneustes gratilla and parasitic molluscs (Humphreys, 1981). Habitat: rocks (Tortonese, 1951).
Also distributed in Onotoa Atoll, Marshall Islands, Tuamotus, Guam, Saipan, Okinawa, Solomon Islands, Seleo Island, Netherlands New Guinea, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Hasikaya Island (Kuria Muria Islands) (Herring, 1972); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); India (Lakshadweep, Tamilnadu, Andaman and Nicobar Is.)(Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific, depth range 0-139 m. (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Mauritius (as l'île de France) (historical specimens from Zanzibar). Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs8124, Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs8116, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs656 (historical specimens only) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Echinometra mathaei Red Sea
Echinometra mathaei Re...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213383
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825). 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=213383 on 2014-09-24
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