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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium capense Mortensen, 1907 
AphiaID: 213432

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 editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLoveniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium capense (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium Gray, 1825
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium capense Mortensen, 1907
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphidetus capensis (Mortensen, 1907) (unaccepted combination)
Sources  original description Mortensen, T. 1907. The Danish Ingolf-Expedition 1895-1896. Vol. 4, No. 2. Echinoidea, pt. 2. Bianco Luno, Copenhagen, 200 pp., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/danishingolfexpe42danirich#page/n7/mode/2up
page(s): 137-139; pl. 2: figs 5-6, 11, pl. 16: fig. 12, pl. 17: figs 5-6, 9, 13, 16, 35, 39 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Western Cape [details]
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy David & Laurin (1996, p. 357-358), based on an analysis of 18 morphological characters of the corona, proposed to synonymize Echinocardium mortenseni and E. lymani species with E. capense. Mironov (2006, p. 123-125), however, convincingly argues that pedicellarial characers and labrum shape of these species do differ from E. capense and that more information on pedicellarial variability is needed to accept or reject the synonymization of these species. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Cape Infanta area to East London Area, 57-146 m. (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213432
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-04-18 18:44:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  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. (2015). Echinocardium capense Mortensen, 1907. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2015) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213432 on 2015-06-30
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