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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lithophagus Leach, in Tilloch, 1812 
AphiaID: 547912

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarinacea (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCamarodonta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (nomen nudum)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Leach, W. E. 1812. [Echinus lithophagus]. Pp. 130-152 in Tilloch, A. (ed.) XXI. Proceedings of Learned Societies. The Philosophical Magazine: comprehending the various branches of science, the liberal and fine arts, agriculture, manufactures and commerce 39, 130-152., available online at http://www.archive.org/stream/lepidopterarepor39winc#page/151/mode/2up
page(s): 151 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Bantry Bay [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOriginal description "At the same meeting, also, Mr. Leach gave a description of a new British species of Echinus, which he had observed in plenty at Bantry Bay in Ireland, and which he proposed to call E. lithophagus, from the circumstance of its forming a small hollow for itself in the substance of the submarine rocks."
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The "original description" does not include any description or definition and thus fails to satisfy the provisions of ICZN 4th ed. Article 12.1. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:547912
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2010-11-23 12:45:21Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Echinus lithophagus Leach, in Tilloch, 1812. 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=547912 on 2014-09-21
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