WoRMS taxon details

Echinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825)

213383  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213383)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(ofEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 94 [details]   
Note Mauritius (as l'île de France) (historical...  
From other sources
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]
Description Colour in life: variable, spine colour purple/green spines with purple tips and grey-green base or jungle green spines with...  
Description 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]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Echinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213383 on 2018-02-23
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
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2000-09-27 07:27:35Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z
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2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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original description  (ofEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81570#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 94 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinometra brunea A. Agassiz, 1864) Agassiz, A. (1864). Synopsis of the echinoids collected by Dr. W. Stimpson on the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under the command of Captains Ringgold and Rodgers. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 15 (1863), 352-361., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18294#page/358/mode/1up
page(s): 355 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinometra heteropora L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846) Agassiz, L. & Desor, P. J. E. 1846. Catalogue raisonné des familles, des genres, et des espèces de la classe des échinodermes. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Troisième Série, Zoologie 6, 305-374., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47986#page/311/mode/1up
page(s): 372 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinometra megastoma M'Clelland, 1840) M'Clelland, J. (1840). On Cyrtoma, a new genus of Fossil Echinida. The Calcutta Journal of Natural History. 1: 155-187., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114200#page/165/mode/1up
page(s): 181; pl. 4: figs 4-5 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinometra microtuberculata A. Agassiz, 1863) Agassiz, A. (1863). List of the echinoderms sent to different institutions in exchange for other specimens, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College. 1: 17-28.
page(s): 22 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEchinometra picta A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907) Agassiz, A. & Clark, H.L. 1907b. Preliminary report on the echini collected, in 1902, among the Hawaiian Islands, by the U.S. Fish Comussion steamer "Albatross", in charge of Commander Chauncey Thomas, U.S.N., commanding. - Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 50/8, 231-259., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25023#page/389/mode/1up
page(s): 241 [details]   

original description  (ofEllipsechinus decaryi Lambert, 1933) Lambert J. (1933). Échinides de Madagascar communiqués par M H Besairie. Madagascar Annales Géologiques du Service des Mines. 3: 1-49.
page(s): 47 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (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]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Décary, R. (1924). Liste d'echinodermes receuillis a Madagascar. Bulletin de l'academie Malgache nouvelle serie Tome IV38-41 [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Clark, A.M. and J.D. Taylor. (1971). Echinoderms from Diego Garcia. Atoll Research Bulletin. 149: 89-92. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinometra microtuberculata A. Agassiz, 1863) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinometra megastoma M'Clelland, 1840) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinometra heteropora L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinometra brunea A. Agassiz, 1864) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEllipsechinus matheyi) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEllipsechinus pictus (A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907)) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEllipsechinus decaryi Lambert, 1933) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEchinometra picta A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907) Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Thompson, G. B. (1982). Underwater observations on the distribution of regular sea urchins in Hong Kong. In: Proceedings of the first international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China (ed. Morton, B.), vol. 2, pp655-671. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

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]
 

LanguageName 
English rock-boring urchin  [details]
German Matheus' Seeigel  [details]
Japanese ナガウニ  [details]