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Echinoidea taxon details

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

730898

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:730898

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
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; figs 3, 4A-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of...  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of State Highway 18, 3 kilometers southeast of Sylvarena, 31º 59’ 24” N, 89º 21’37” W; PT: Abandoned pits at Marquette Cement Company quarry site east of State Hwy 18 about 1.6 km south of Interstate 20, Brandon, Mississippi. The group of pits is centered near 32° 15’ 45”N, 90° 01’ 30” W; Mississippi, USA [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]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The specific name honors the collectors Leslie and Sue Pitts. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of State Highway 18, 3 kilometers southeast of Sylvarena, 31º 59’ 24” N, 89º 21’37” W; PT: Abandoned pits at Marquette Cement Company quarry site east of State Hwy 18 about 1.6 km south of Interstate 20, Brandon, Mississippi. The group of pits is centered near 32° 15’ 45”N, 90° 01’ 30” W; Mississippi, USA [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material HT: MMNS IP-4006; PT: MMNS IP-3929, IP103.1,...  
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]
Kroh, A. (2013). Tripatagus pittsi Zachos, 2012 †. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=730898 on 2017-11-21

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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; figs 3, 4A-G [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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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 editorFossil range Oligocene, Rupelian
 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStratigraphy Marianna Limestone, Vicksburg Group [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality HT: Smith County Lime Plant quarry, west of State Highway 18, 3 kilometers southeast of Sylvarena, 31º 59’ 24” N, 89º 21’37” W; PT: Abandoned pits at Marquette Cement Company quarry site east of State Hwy 18 about 1.6 km south of Interstate 20, Brandon, Mississippi. The group of pits is centered near 32° 15’ 45”N, 90° 01’ 30” W; Mississippi, USA [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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