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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia Desor, in Agassiz & Desor, 1846
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris granulata Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus alternantus Deslongchamps, 1824 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758 (transferred to Mespilia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus punctiferus Deslongchamps, 1824 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus versicolor Valenciennes in A. Agassiz, 1841 (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, 1925a (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus pellorica H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925a (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 whithmaei H.L. Clark, 1925 (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 Lambert & Thiéry, 1910 (subjective junior synonym)
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 Loisette, M.M. & J.I. Marshall (1983). Some aspects of the Zoogeography of Northwestern Australian Echinoderms (other than Holothurians), Bull. of Marine Science, 33(3): 671-684 [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925a accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus pellorica 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, 1925a accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925a accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus whithmaei H.L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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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 
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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. (2014). Mespilia globulus. 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=214476 on 2014-09-17
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