WoRMS taxon details

Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758)

214476  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214476)

accepted
Species
Cidaris granulata Leske, 1778 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758 (transferred to Mespilia)
Mespilia globula (Linnaeus, 1758) (incorrect declination of species name)
Mespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 (subjective junior synonym)
Mespilia 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)
Mespilia globulus var. whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Mespilia globulus whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Mespilia levituberculatus Yoshiwara, 1898 (subjective junior synonym)
Mespilia whitei (misspelling)
Mespilia whitmaei Bell, 1881 (subjective junior synonym)
Salmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898 (subjective junior synonym)

Subspecies Mespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
Subspecies Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912 accepted as Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
Variety Mespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Mespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925 accepted as Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Infrasubspecific taxon that is to be treated as a subspecies according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 45.6.4)
Variety Mespilia globulus var. whitmaei Bell, 1881 accepted as Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
Subspecies Mespilia globulus whitmaei Bell, 1881 accepted as Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Echinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 664 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology "globulus" --> descriptive, Latin for a small ball/sperule  
Etymology "globulus" --> descriptive, Latin for a small ball/sperule [details]

Distribution Also distributed in New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south...  
Distribution 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]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2019). World Echinoidea Database. Mespilia globulus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214476 on 2019-10-19
Date
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2000-07-31 07:43:16Z
created
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
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2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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original description  (of Cidaris granulata Leske, 1778) Leske, N. G. 1778. Jacobi Theodori Klein naturalis dispositio echinodermatum . . ., edita et descriptionibus novisque inventis et synonomis auctorem aucta. Addimenta ad I. T. Klein naturalem dispositionem Echinodermatum. G. E. Beer, Leipzig, xxii+278 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN573613834
page(s): 152-153; pl. 11: figs E-F [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Echinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 664 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Echinus punctiferus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827) Bruguière, J. G., Lamarck, J.-B., Lamouroux, J. V. F., Bory de Saint-Vincent, Deslongchamps, E. (1827). Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des trois Règnes de la Nature. Vers, coquilles, mollusques, polypiers, zoophytes, etc. etc. Mme Agasse, Paris; viii+180 pp. , available online at http://books.google.at/books?id=RqrF7rbYuVYC
page(s): 142 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia levituberculatus Yoshiwara, 1898) Yoshiwara, S. 1898. Preliminary notice of new Japanese echinoids. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 2, 57-61., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44266821
page(s): 58-59 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia microtuberculata Lambert & Thiéry, 1910) Lambert, J. & Thiéry, P. 1909-1925. Essai de Nomenclature Raisonnée des Echinides. L. Ferrière, Chaumont, fasc. 1: i-iii, 1-80, pls. 1-2 (March 1909); fasc. 2: 81-160, pls. 3-4 (July 1910); fasc. 3: 161-240, pls. 5-6 (May 1911); fasc. 4: 241-320, pls. 7-8 (March 1914); fasc. 5: 321-384, pl. 9 (Sept. 1921); fasc. 6-7: 385-512, pls. 10-11, 14 (Dec. 1924); fasc. 7-8: 513-607, pls. 12, 13, 15 (Feb. 1925) pp., available online at http://de.scribd.com/doc/17477843/Essai-de-Nomenclature-Raisonnee-des-Echinides#source:facebook
page(s): 570 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia whitmaei Bell, 1881) Bell, F. J. (1881). Description of a New Species of the Genus Mespilia. <i>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London</i>. 49(2): 433-435., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30759604
page(s): 433-435 [details]   

original description  (of Salmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898) Yoshiwara, S. 1898. Preliminary notice of new Japanese echinoids. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 2, 57-61., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/44266821
page(s): 59 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925) Clark, H. L. 1925a. A Catalogue of the Recent Sea-Urchins (Echinoidea) in the Collection of the British Museum (Natural History). Oxford University Press, London, 250 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/catalogueofrec00brit#7
page(s): 93-94 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) Clark, H.L. (1912): Hawaiian and other Pacific Echini. The Pedinidae, Phymosomatidae, Stomopneustidae, and Echinometridae. - Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, 34/4: 205-383., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1325954
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (of Mespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925) Clark, H. L. 1925a. A Catalogue of the Recent Sea-Urchins (Echinoidea) in the Collection of the British Museum (Natural History). Oxford University Press, London, 250 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/ia/catalogueofrec00brit#7
page(s): 93-94 [details]   

original description  (of Echinus atternatus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827) Bruguière, J. G., Lamarck, J.-B., Lamouroux, J. V. F., Bory de Saint-Vincent, Deslongchamps, E. (1827). Tableau Encyclopédique et Méthodique des trois Règnes de la Nature. Vers, coquilles, mollusques, polypiers, zoophytes, etc. etc. Mme Agasse, Paris; viii+180 pp. , available online at http://books.google.at/books?id=RqrF7rbYuVYC
page(s): 142 [details]   

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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 2. Camarodonta. I. Orthopsidæ, Glyphocyphidæ, Temnopleuridæ and Toxopneustidæ. vii+553 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 177-186 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype (of Salmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898) MCZ 3911 [details]
Syntype (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) MCZ 1016, geounit Samoan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) MCZ 1507, geounit Samoan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) MCZ 1508, geounit Viti Levu [details]
Syntype (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) MCZ 1509, geounit Caroline Islands [details]
Syntype (of Mespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) MCZ 1913, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Etymology "globulus" --> descriptive, Latin for a small ball/sperule [details]

From other sources
Distribution 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]

Remark type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Authority spelled as 'Linné' in Clark (1954) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Japanese コシダカウニ  [details]