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Echinoidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 212465

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 editorBrissidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia Gray, 1855
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissus areolatus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissus bicinctus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissus sternalis (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Metalia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia gareti (misspelling for Metalia gareti)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia garretti (A. Agassiz, 1863) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis var. jousseaumei Dollfus & Roman, 1981 (infrasubspecific and unavailable according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 45.6.3)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis var. lata Dollfus & Roman, 1981 (infrasubspecific and unavailable according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 45.6.3)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetallia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816) (misspelling for Metalia sternalis)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus sternalis Lamarck, 1816 (transferred to Metalia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXanthobrissus garretti A. Agassiz, 1863 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources 
identification resource Coppard, S. E. 2008. A comparative analysis of the spatangoid echinoid genera Brissopsis and Metalia: a new genus and species of spatangoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea: Brissopsidae) from the Philippines and reassignment of Brissopsis persica to Metalia. Zootaxa 1760, 1-23.
page(s): 3, figs 7, 8, 11 [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis var. jousseaumei Dollfus & Roman, 1981 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis var. lata Dollfus & Roman, 1981 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetalia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (46 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Persian Gulf, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: Indo-Pacific Ocean (Lambert, 1923); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-90 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntype (probable) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs5084. Type locality: l'Ocean austral (=Australian seas?) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212465
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Metalia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816). In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database at http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212465 on 2014-07-14
  

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