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Echinoidea taxon details


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L. Agassiz, 1840
Amphisternata (subjective junior synonym)
Spatangidea (misspelling)
Suborder Brissidina
Family Hemiasteridae H.L. Clark, 1917
Suborder Hemiasterina accepted as Hemiasteridae H.L. Clark, 1917 (paraphyletic)
Suborder Micrasterina
Suborder Micrasterina incertae sedis (temporary name)
Family Palaeostomatidae Lovén, 1868
Suborder Paleopneustina
Suborder Prymnadetes (nomen nudum, Name not based on a valid taxon)
Family Somaliasteridae Wagner & Durham, 1966 †
Family Toxasteridae Lambert, 1920 †
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Spatangoida. Accessed at: on 2021-07-28
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2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

original description  (of Spatangidea) Claus, Carl. (1876). Grundzüge der Zoologie. third edition. <em>[Book, 2 volumes].</em> 1-1254. (vol.1. incl. Annelides p.394-421, Copepoda p.465-480, vol.2 Mollusca), Marburg & Leipzig., available online at
page(s): 295 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Pawson, D. L.; Devaney, D. M.; Sterrer, W. E. (2001). The echinoderm fauna of Bermuda. Unpub. MS. [details]   

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
page(s): 173 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Authority Often referred to L. Agassiz, 1840a (e.g. by Mortensen, 1850), but first used at ordinal level by Claus (1876) [details]

Spelling emend. Durham & Melville, 1957, p. 276 (pro Spatangidea Claus, 1876, p. 295) [details]
Japanese ブンブク目  [details]

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