WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus versicolor L. Agassiz, 1841

569026  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:569026)

nomen nudum (unavailable; mentioned in a list only; without description, illustration, or indication (ICZN 1999 Article 12.1.))
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Agassiz, L. (1841). Observations sur les progrès récens de l'histoire naturelle des échinodermes. In introduction to: Agassiz, L. (1841). Monographies d'Échinodermes vivans et fossiles. Échinites. Famille des Clypéasteroides. Seconde Monographie. Des Scutelles. L. Agassiz, Neuchâtel. 20 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16959#page/67/mode/1up
page(s): 7 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Mortensen (1943a: p. 178) considers this...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Mortensen (1943a: p. 178) considers this species a synonym of Mespilia globulus - how he was able to judge remains unclear, as no description of that name seems ever to have been published. [details]
Kroh, A. (2017). Echinus versicolor L. Agassiz, 1841. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=569026 on 2017-12-11

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2011-04-14 07:16:27Z
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2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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2014-11-02 20:34:54Z
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2017-06-16 21:25:18Z
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original description Agassiz, L. (1841). Observations sur les progrès récens de l'histoire naturelle des échinodermes. In introduction to: Agassiz, L. (1841). Monographies d'Échinodermes vivans et fossiles. Échinites. Famille des Clypéasteroides. Seconde Monographie. Des Scutelles. L. Agassiz, Neuchâtel. 20 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/16959#page/67/mode/1up
page(s): 7 [details]   

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 2. Camarodonta. I. Orthopsidæ, Glyphocyphidæ, Temnopleuridæ and Toxopneustidæ. vii+553 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 177-186 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Mortensen (1943a: p. 178) attributes this species to Valenciennes - in the source mentioned by him (L. Agassiz, 1841 - the only record of the name that could be found) Valenciennes is not mentioned. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Mortensen (1943a: p. 178) considers this species a synonym of Mespilia globulus - how he was able to judge remains unclear, as no description of that name seems ever to have been published. [details]