WoRMS taxon details

Pygolampas Saucède, Dudicourt & Courville, 2012 †

737803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:737803)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Saucède, T., Dudicourt, J. C. & Courville, P. 2012. Description of two new fossil echinoids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) from the Early Hauterivian (Early Cretaceous) of the Paris Basin (France). Zootaxa 3512, 75-88.
page(s): 81-82 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Etymology After the Greek “pygo-” (rear end; the posterior part of the body) and “lampas” (lamp, the Ancient Greek torch). The...  
Etymology After the Greek “pygo-” (rear end; the posterior part of the body) and “lampas” (lamp, the Ancient Greek torch). The genus name refers to the tapered rear of the test; “lampas” standing for echinoid, as it usually does in cassiduloid genus names. [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Pygolampas Saucède, Dudicourt & Courville, 2012 †. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=737803 on 2018-12-17
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2013-08-20 06:10:03Z
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2013-08-26 06:31:46Z
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original description Saucède, T., Dudicourt, J. C. & Courville, P. 2012. Description of two new fossil echinoids (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) from the Early Hauterivian (Early Cretaceous) of the Paris Basin (France). Zootaxa 3512, 75-88.
page(s): 81-82 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Diagnosis Apical system monobasal, with 3 gonopores (genital pore 3 absent). Petals unequal, the posterior pair and anterior petals sub-parallel, open distally and gradually ending, anterior pair closing distally. Phyllodes with one inner and one outer pore-pair series. [details]

Etymology After the Greek “pygo-” (rear end; the posterior part of the body) and “lampas” (lamp, the Ancient Greek torch). The genus name refers to the tapered rear of the test; “lampas” standing for echinoid, as it usually does in cassiduloid genus names. [details]

Publication date 10. Oct. 2012 [details]