WoRMS taxon details

Tripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 †

730898  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:730898)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
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.
page(s): 45-47; figs 3, 4A-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of...  
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Type locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of State Highway 18, 3 kilometers southeast of Sylvarena, 31º 59’ 24” N, 89º 21’37” W; PT: Abandoned pits at Marquette Cement Company quarry site east of State Hwy 18 about 1.6 km south of Interstate 20, Brandon, Mississippi. The group of pits is centered near 32° 15’ 45”N, 90° 01’ 30” W; Mississippi, USA [details]
Type material HT: MMNS IP-4006; PT: MMNS IP-3929, IP103.1, IP103.2, IP-103.3
MMNS = Mississippi Museum of Natural Science [details]
Etymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie and Sue Pitts.  
Etymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie and Sue Pitts. [details]

Fossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
  
Fossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
 [details]

Stratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group  
Stratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Tripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 †. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=730898 on 2018-05-25
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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.
page(s): 45-47; figs 3, 4A-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Test small, cordate. Apical system ethmolytic, 3 gonopores, no gonopore in genital plate 2. Anterior ambulacrum non-petaloid, slightly sunken, pores uniserial; petals more deeply and broadly sunken, straight, anterior and posterior nearly equal length, pores nonconjugate, occluded plate at terminus of posterior petals. Sparse, scattered, perforate, nonscrobiculate primary tubercles. Peristome pentagonal, slight posterior lip, labrum elongate, plastron amphisternous. Peripetalous fasciole present anteriorly, indented. Subanal fasciole bilobed. [details]

Etymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie and Sue Pitts. [details]

Fossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
 [details]

Stratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group [details]

Type locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of State Highway 18, 3 kilometers southeast of Sylvarena, 31º 59’ 24” N, 89º 21’37” W; PT: Abandoned pits at Marquette Cement Company quarry site east of State Hwy 18 about 1.6 km south of Interstate 20, Brandon, Mississippi. The group of pits is centered near 32° 15’ 45”N, 90° 01’ 30” W; Mississippi, USA [details]

Type material HT: MMNS IP-4006; PT: MMNS IP-3929, IP103.1, IP103.2, IP-103.3
MMNS = Mississippi Museum of Natural Science [details]