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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molaris (Blainville, 1825) 
AphiaID: 213384

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 editorEchinostrephus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus A. Agassiz, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus molare (Blainville, 1825) (incorrect declination of species name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinostrephus pentagonus Yoshiwara, 1898 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus laganoides L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lezaroides Perrier, 1869 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus mola Blainville, 1825 (incorrect subsequent spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus molaris Blainville, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus laganoides (L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846) (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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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 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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (26 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 2 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 Habitat: deep rounded vertical burrows in dead coral rocks (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-50 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs7876. Type locality: unknown [historical specimen from Aden] (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213384
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
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinostrephus molaris (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=213384 on 2014-08-29
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