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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus Zachos, 2012 † 
AphiaID: 730897

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 editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 † (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretiidae Lambert, 1905
Source  original description Zachos, L.G. 2012. A new genus and species of echinoid (Echinoidea, Spatangoida) from the Oligocene (Rupelian) of Mississippi. Southeastern Geology, 49/1, 43-48.
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 †
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
United States
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMississippi [details]
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Echinoid Directory 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Incorporates the prefix tri- with the root –patagus to indicate the 3 gonopores. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Placement within the Maretiidae tentative - needs to be confirmed by additional analysis. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Tripatagus pittsi
Tripatagus pittsi
[image from typetaxon]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:730897
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2013-05-15 12:51:44Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Tripatagus Zachos, 2012. 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=730897 on 2014-07-22
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