WoRMS taxon details

Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857)

De paarse zee-egel (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) staat genetisch verrassend dicht bij de mens en is aldus een interessante modelsoort in de mariene biotechnologie.
 
 

240747  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240747)

accepted
Species
Echinus purpuratus Stimpson, 1857 (transferred to Strongylocentrotus)
Loxechinus purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857) (transferred to Strongylocentrotus)
Toxocidaris purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857) (transferred to Strongylocentrotus)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofEchinus purpuratus Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 86-87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240747 on 2018-09-22
Date
action
by
2007-06-03 15:46:28Z
created
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
changed
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
changed

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original description  (ofEchinus purpuratus Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 86-87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 236-242 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

LanguageName 
English purple sea urchin  [details]
French oursin pourpre  [details]