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Echinoidea taxon details

Gymnocidaris L. Agassiz, 1838 †

536185  (

Hemicidaris diademata Agassiz, 1838 † (type by subsequent designation)
Hemicidaris (Hypodiadema) Desor, 1855 † (subjective junior synonym)
Hypodiadema Desor, 1855 † (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Gymnocidaris L. Agassiz, 1838 †. Accessed at: on 2021-07-23
2010-10-29 08:49:12Z
2019-04-11 05:57:27Z

basis of record Smith, A.B. (2016). British Jurassic Regular Echinoids. <em>Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society.</em> 170 (646): 69-176, pls 42-82.
page(s): 124-125 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority Vadet et al. (2010: p. 22) consider Pomel, 1869 rather than L. Agsssiz, 1838 as author of Gymnocidaris because it was first published without included species by L.Agassiz. According to current ICZN regulations, however, no nominal species need to be included in genus-group taxa established before 1931 and the nominal species that were first subsequently and expressly included in it are deemed to be the only originally included nominal species (ICZN 4th ed., Article 67.2.2). We thus consider L.Agassiz, 1838 as the correct authority for Gymnocidaris [details]

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