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Echinoidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoechinus Austin, 1860 † 
AphiaID: 703970

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 editorPalaeozoic Echinoidea † (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProterocidaridae † (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoechinus † (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProterocidaridae Smith, 1984 †
Sources  original description Austin, T. (1860). On a new genus of echinoderm and observations on the genus Palaechinus. The Geologist. 3: 446-448. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Echinoid Directory 
Attributes Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton > zooplankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Solid » Composition Calcareous (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea) [details]

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Tournaisian, Lower Carboniferous [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:703970
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2012-09-27 19:26:20Z  created  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2012). Protoechinus Austin, 1860 †. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=703970 on 2017-10-20
   

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