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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 214476

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 editorTemnopleuridea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTemnopleuridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia Desor in Agassiz & Desor, 1846
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris granulata Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus alternatus Deslongchamps, 1824 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus atternatus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758 (transferred to Mespilia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus punctiferus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globula (Linnaeus, 1758) (incorrect declination of species name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925 (Infrasubspecific taxon that is to be treated as a subspecies according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 45.6.4)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus var. whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia levituberculatus Yoshiwara, 1898 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia microtuberculata Lambert & Thiéry, 1910 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia whitei (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Marsh, L.M. and J.I. Marshall. (1983). Some aspects of the zoogeography of northwestern Australian echinoderms (other than holothurians). Bulletin of Marine Sceince 33(3): 671-687., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1983/00000033/00000003/art00014#expand/collapse [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus var. whitmaei Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus whitmaei Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJeju Island [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Andaman Islands [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (12 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 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 editorDistribution Also distributed in New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman and Nicobar Ils., India (Sastry, 1997).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-60 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Authority spelled as 'Linné' in Clark (1954) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214476
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  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). Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2015) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214476 on 2016-12-03
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