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Echinoidea taxon details

Sierradiadema Mooi & Hilton, 2014 †

823876  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:823876)

accepted
Genus
Sierradiadema kristini Mooi & Hilton, 2014 † (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Mooi, R., Hilton, R. P. (2014). First record and phylogenetic significance of a Jurassic diadematacean sea urchin from California. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 88(3): 421-433., available online at https://doi.org/10.1666/13-130
page(s): 421 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Etymology Named for the Sierra Nevada mountain region in California containing the type locality, as well as for the home institution...  
Etymology Named for the Sierra Nevada mountain region in California containing the type locality, as well as for the home institution of the senior author. This is combined with the common suffix, diadem (Greek, ‘‘crown’’) used for many urchin genera in this group, in reference to the jewel-studded appearance of the cleaned test. [details]

Stratigraphy Colfax sequence of the Mariposa Formation  
Stratigraphy Colfax sequence of the Mariposa Formation [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Sierradiadema Mooi & Hilton, 2014 †. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=823876 on 2023-02-06
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2014-11-12 13:51:44Z
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original description Mooi, R., Hilton, R. P. (2014). First record and phylogenetic significance of a Jurassic diadematacean sea urchin from California. <em>Journal of Paleontology.</em> 88(3): 421-433., available online at https://doi.org/10.1666/13-130
page(s): 421 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
From editor or global species database
Etymology Named for the Sierra Nevada mountain region in California containing the type locality, as well as for the home institution of the senior author. This is combined with the common suffix, diadem (Greek, ‘‘crown’’) used for many urchin genera in this group, in reference to the jewel-studded appearance of the cleaned test. [details]

Stratigraphy Colfax sequence of the Mariposa Formation [details]
Sierradiadema kristini (holotype)
 Sierradiadema krist...
[image from typetaxon]


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