WoRMS taxon details

Diadema antillarum ascensionis Mortensen, 1909

569868  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:569868)

accepted
Subspecies
Diadema ascensionis Mortensen, 1909 (accepted at subspecies rank)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Diadema ascensionis Mortensen, 1909) Mortensen, T. (1909). Die Echinoiden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. <em>XI. Band, Zoologie III.</em> 1-114., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6727415
page(s): 55-58; pl. 7: fig. 10, pl. 16: figs 1, 4, 8, 16-17, 21-23 [details]   
Status Pawson (1978) considered ascensionis as subspecies of D. antillarum based on its restriction to a few Atlantic Island...  
Status Pawson (1978) considered ascensionis as subspecies of D. antillarum based on its restriction to a few Atlantic Island Groups and wide distribiton of D. antillarum. Molecular data (mtDNA)of Lessios et al. (2001) confirmed that the Ascension Island populations are nested within D. antillarum. [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Diadema antillarum ascensionis Mortensen, 1909. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=569868 on 2021-03-07
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2011-04-14 07:44:26Z
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2013-08-20 06:10:03Z
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original description  (of Diadema ascensionis Mortensen, 1909) Mortensen, T. (1909). Die Echinoiden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. <em>XI. Band, Zoologie III.</em> 1-114., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6727415
page(s): 55-58; pl. 7: fig. 10, pl. 16: figs 1, 4, 8, 16-17, 21-23 [details]   

basis of record Mortensen, T. (1940). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 1. Aulodonta, with Additions to Vol. II (Lepidocentroida and Stirodonta). 370 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 279-281 [details]   

status source Pawson, D. L. 1978. The echinoderm fauna of Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 2, i-iv, 1-31.
page(s): 17 [details]   
 
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Status Pawson (1978) considered ascensionis as subspecies of D. antillarum based on its restriction to a few Atlantic Island Groups and wide distribiton of D. antillarum. Molecular data (mtDNA)of Lessios et al. (2001) confirmed that the Ascension Island populations are nested within D. antillarum. [details]