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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus lukunter (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 214458

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 editorEllipsechinus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus lukunter (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra lucunter (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllipsechinus Lütken, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinometra Gray, 1825
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark, A.M. and J.D. Taylor. (1971). Echinoderms from Diego Garcia. Atoll Research Bulletin. 149: 89-92. [details]

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

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Madagascar
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar (inaccurate[details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Sometimes incorrectly attributed to Leske, 1778 (e.g. Lambert, 1921: p. 39) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Incorrectly repored from Eastern Africa by Bell (1884), Ludwig (1899), and Lambert (1921: p. 39) - these records are likely based on a misidentifications of E. mathaei or E. oblonga; E. lucunter is restricted to the Caribbean & Atlantic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214458
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-05 07:12:54Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2005-06-22 17:01:53Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-05-30 07:28:58Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Ellipsechinus lukunter (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=214458 on 2014-11-26
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