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Echinoidea name details

Temnechinus melocactus Forbes, 1852 †

1417283  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1417283)

 unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Species
Temnechinus melo-cactus Forbes, 1852 (incorrect original spelling (mandatory changed according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 32.5.2.3. - removal of hyphen))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Forbes, E. (1852). Monograph of the Echinodermata of the British Tertiaries. <em>Palaeontographical Society London.</em> 6: 1-36., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12100203
page(s): 7-8; pl. 1: fig. 2a-b [details]   
Note Ramsholt, Suffolk, UK, Collection Searles...  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Ramsholt, Suffolk, UK [details]
Type material Collection Searles Wood, UK (Forbes, 1852);
Syntype: NHM E 590 (Jagt & Idema, 2002) [details]
Status Gregory (1891) considered T. melocactus as male specimens of T. excavatus (= T. woodsii).  
Status Gregory (1891) considered T. melocactus as male specimens of T. excavatus (= T. woodsii). [details]

Stratigraphy Coralline Crag  
Stratigraphy Coralline Crag [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Temnechinus melocactus Forbes, 1852 †. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1417283 on 2021-10-21
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original description Forbes, E. (1852). Monograph of the Echinodermata of the British Tertiaries. <em>Palaeontographical Society London.</em> 6: 1-36., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12100203
page(s): 7-8; pl. 1: fig. 2a-b [details]   
From editor or global species database
Status Gregory (1891) considered T. melocactus as male specimens of T. excavatus (= T. woodsii). [details]

Stratigraphy Coralline Crag [details]

Type locality Ramsholt, Suffolk, UK [details]

Type material Collection Searles Wood, UK (Forbes, 1852);
Syntype: NHM E 590 (Jagt & Idema, 2002) [details]

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