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Spatangidae Gray, 1825

123177  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123177)

Prospatangidae Lambert, 1905 · unaccepted (obective junior synonym)


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  1. Genus Granopatagus Lambert, 1915
  2. Genus Plethotaenia H.L. Clark, 1917
  3. Genus Spatangus Gray, 1825
  4. Genus Concophorus † accepted as Loncophorus Studer, 1881 accepted as Nacospatangus A. Agassiz, 1873 (misspelling)
  5. Genus Loncophorus Studer, 1881 accepted as Nacospatangus A. Agassiz, 1873 (junior homonym of Loncophorus Chevrolat, 1832 (Coleoptera))
  6. Genus Phymapatagus Lambert, 1910 † accepted as Spatangus Gray, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
  7. Genus Prospatangus Lambert, 1902 accepted as Spatangus Gray, 1825 (objective junior synonym)
  8. Genus Spatagus accepted as Spatangus Gray, 1825 (misspelling)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2024). World Echinoidea Database. Spatangidae Gray, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123177 on 2024-05-24
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

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basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1477-2019&volume=8&issue=2&spage=147
page(s): 173 [details]   

identification resource Smith, A.B. 2013. Key to genera of Spatangidae. In: Smith, A.B. & Kroh, A. (editors) The Echinoid Directory. World Wide Web electronic publication., available online at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/echinoid-directory/taxa/key.jsp?id=297 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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