WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweaster Smith & Wright, 2012 †

738297

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738297

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Smith, A.B. & Wright, C.W. 2012. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 9, Atelostomata, 2. Spatangoida (2). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, 166/639, 635-754.
page(s): 642 [details]   
Kroh, A. (2013). Roweaster Smith & Wright, 2012 †. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738297 on 2017-11-19

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original description Smith, A.B. & Wright, C.W. 2012. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 9, Atelostomata, 2. Spatangoida (2). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, 166/639, 635-754.
page(s): 642 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Thin shelled; interporiferous areas of paired ambulacra smooth; periplastronal areas smooth to faintly sandy. Labral plate widest near rear, only just reaching to sternal plate 2a and meeting sternal plate 2b along a strongly curved suture; often sparsely tuberculate. Sternal plates asymmetrical with an oblique suture. Peristome large and downwards-facing, oval to D-shaped with narrow, smooth rim. Subanal fasciole present, at least laterally. [details]