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Echinoidea taxon details

Bathyovulaster Smith, 2013 †

732972  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:732972)

accepted
Genus
Bathyovulaster disjunctus Smith, 2013 † (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Smith, A.B. 2013. Geological history of bathyal echinoid faunas, with a new genus from the late Cretaceous of Italy. Geological Magazine, 150/1, 177-182., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0016756812000738
page(s): 178-179 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Etymology Named in reference to its closest relative and its deep-water provenance.  
Etymology Named in reference to its closest relative and its deep-water provenance. [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Bathyovulaster Smith, 2013 †. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=732972 on 2018-04-24
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2013-07-01 08:46:26Z
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original description Smith, A.B. 2013. Geological history of bathyal echinoid faunas, with a new genus from the late Cretaceous of Italy. Geological Magazine, 150/1, 177-182., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s0016756812000738
page(s): 178-179 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Ovulasterid spatangoid lacking an anterior sulcus; apical disc etmophract and ambulacra apetaloid. Labral plate separated from sternal plates by ambulacral plates I.b.2 and V.a.2; sternal plates asymmetric. [details]

Etymology Named in reference to its closest relative and its deep-water provenance. [details]
 



Bathyovulaster disjunctus, Holotype
 Bathyovulaster disj...
[image from typetaxon]

Bathyovulaster disjunctus, plating pattern
 Bathyovulaster disj...
[image from typetaxon]


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