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
(ofEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 664 [details]   
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. (2018). 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 2018-07-16
Date
action
by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z
created
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
changed
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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original description  (ofCidaris 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  (ofEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 664 [details]   

original description  (ofEchinus 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  (ofMespilia levituberculatus Yoshiwara, 1898) Yoshiwara, S. 1898. Preliminary notice of new Japanese echinoids. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 2, 57-61., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/151945#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 58-59 [details]   

original description  (ofMespilia 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  (ofMespilia whitmaei Bell, 1881) Bell, F. J. (1881). Description of a New Species of the Genus Mespilia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 49(2): 433-435., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96698#page/539/mode/1up
page(s): 433-435 [details]   

original description  (ofSalmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898) Yoshiwara, S. 1898. Preliminary notice of new Japanese echinoids. Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses 2, 57-61., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/151945#page/81/mode/1up
page(s): 59 [details]   

original description  (ofMespilia 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  (ofMespilia 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 http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16792#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (ofMespilia 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  (ofEchinus 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. China Science Press. 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia globulus var. whitmaei Bell, 1881) 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): 94 [details]   

original description (unavailable nomenclaturally)  (ofEchinus atternatus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827) Bruguière, J.-G. (1827). Tableau Encyclopédique et méthodique des trois régnes de la nature. Vers, coquilles, mollusques et polypiers. Tome Second. Mme Agasse, Paris; pls 96-314. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/115590#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 142: fig. 2; note: Livraison 49 containing pl. 142 dates from May 1792 according to Evenhuis (2003: p. 37) [details]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia globulus whitmaei Bell, 1881) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia globulus var. albida H. L. Clark, 1925) Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 40 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source  (ofMespilia globulus pellocrica H.L. Clark, 1912) 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): 183 [details]   

status source  (ofMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925) 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): 183 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia globulus albida H.L. Clark, 1925) Kier, P. M. & Lawson, M. H. 1978. Index of living and fossil echinoids 1924-1970. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 34, 1-182., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/smithsoniancontributions/paleobiology/pdf_lo/sctp-0034.pdf
page(s): 40 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofSalmacopsis pulchellimus Yoshiwara, 1898) 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]   

basis of record  (ofCidaris granulata Leske, 1778) 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]   

basis of record  (ofEchinus alternatus Deslongchamps, 1824) 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]   

basis of record  (ofEchinus globulus Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   

basis of record  (ofEchinus punctiferus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827) 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]   

original description (unavailable nomenclaturally)  (ofEchinus punctiferus Bory de Saint Vincent in Bruguière, 1827) Bruguière, J.-G. (1827). Tableau Encyclopédique et méthodique des trois régnes de la nature. Vers, coquilles, mollusques et polypiers. Tome Second. Mme Agasse, Paris; pls 96-314. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/115590#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 142: fig. 1; note: Livraison 49 containing pl. 142 dates from May 1792 according to Evenhuis (2003: p. 37) [details]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia whitei) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia whitei) 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
page(s): 236; note: misspelling [details]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia whitmaei Bell, 1881) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia microtuberculata Lambert & Thiéry, 1910) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia globula (Linnaeus, 1758)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMespilia levituberculatus Yoshiwara, 1898) 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 
 

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]