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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 † 
AphiaID: 730898

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus † (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus Zachos, 2012 †
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripatagus Zachos, 2012 †
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.
page(s): 45-47 [details]

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]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie and Sue Pitts. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material HT: MMNS IP-4006; PT: MMNS IP-3929, IP103.1, IP103.2, IP-103.3
MMNS = Mississippi Museum of Natural Science [details]
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Tripatagus pittsi
Tripatagus pittsi
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:730898
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2013-05-15 12:51:44Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Tripatagus pittsi 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=730898 on 2014-10-31
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