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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionocidaris verticillata (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 214643

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaroidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaridea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylocidarinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionocidaris (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (transferred to Plococidaris)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlococidaris verticillata (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionocidaris A. Agassiz, 1863
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Link 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 editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs309. Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214643
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-03 13:19:51Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-04-21 13:50:57Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Prionocidaris verticillata (Lamarck, 1816). 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=214643 on 2014-04-24
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