WoRMS name details

Prionocidaris verticillata (Lamarck, 1816)

214643  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214643)

 unaccepted (transferred to Plococidaris)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Description Colour in life: junble green with surrounding whorl of secondary spines grey (Humphreys, 1981). Description: verticillate...  
Description Colour in life: junble green with surrounding whorl of secondary spines grey (Humphreys, 1981). Description: verticillate primary spines with 3 or 4 thorny whorls (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-54 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Prionocidaris verticillata (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214643 on 2018-02-20
Date
action
by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z
created
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2011-04-21 13:50:57Z
changed

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basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bell, F. J. 1909. Report on the echinoderma (other than holothurians) collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner in the western parts of the Indian Ocean. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2nd Series: Zoology 13, 17-22., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55291#page/35/mode/1up [details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1931). Echinodermata. Faune des colonies francaises 4: 590-596. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: junble green with surrounding whorl of secondary spines grey (Humphreys, 1981). Description: verticillate primary spines with 3 or 4 thorny whorls (Sastry, 1997).
Also distributed in Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman Is. (Sastry, 1997).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-54 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Holotype Holotype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs309. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]