WoRMS taxon details

Lytechinus A. Agassiz, 1863

240777  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240777)

accepted
Genus
Psilechinus Lütken, 1864 (objective junior synonym of Lytechinus)
Species Lytechinus baldwini Linder, Durham & Orr, 1988 †
Species Lytechinus callipeplus H.L. Clark, 1912
Species Lytechinus coreyi Grant & Hertlein, 1938 †
Species Lytechinus crassus H. L. Clark, 1945 †
Species Lytechinus euerces H.L. Clark, 1912
Species Lytechinus milleri Grant & Hertlein, 1938 †
Species Lytechinus okinawa Cooke, 1954 †
Species Lytechinus panamensis Mortensen, 1921
Species Lytechinus pictus (Verrill, 1867)
Species Lytechinus semituberculatus (Valenciennes in L. Agassiz, 1846)
Species Lytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Lytechinus williamsi Chesher, 1968

Species Lytechinus anamesus H.L. Clark, 1912 accepted as Lytechinus pictus (Verrill, 1867)
Species Lytechinus atlanticus A. Agassiz, 1863 accepted as Lytechinus variegatus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Lytechinus carolinus A. Agassiz, 1863 accepted as Lytechinus variegatus carolinus A. Agassiz, 1863 (accepted as subspecies)
Species Lytechinus excavatus (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Lytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Lytechinus roseus (A. Agassiz, 1863) accepted as Toxopneustes roseus (A. Agassiz, 1863) (transferred to Toxopneustes)
Species Lytechinus rufus (Bell, 1894) accepted as Desmechinus rufus (Bell, 1894) (transferred to Desmechinus)
Species Lytechinus thieryi Koehler, 1927 accepted as Lytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Lytechinus thiéryi Koehler, 1927 accepted as Lytechinus variegatus (Lamarck, 1816) (incorrect original spelling (mandatory changed according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 32.5.2.1.))
Species Lytechinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864) accepted as Nudechinus verruculatus (Lütken, 1864) (transferred to Nudechinus)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Lytechinus A. Agassiz, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240777 on 2018-11-16
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2007-06-03 15:46:28Z
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original description  (ofPsilechinus Lütken, 1864) Lütken, C. F. 1864. Bidrag til Kundskab om Echiniderne. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn 1863, 69-207., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110778#page/73/mode/1up
page(s): 94 [details]   

additional source Zigler, K. S. & Lessios, H. A. 2004. Speciation on the coasts of the New World: phylogeography and the evolution of bindin in the sea urchin genus Lytechinus. Evolution 58, 1225-1241., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0014-3820.2004.tb01702.x [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality