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Echinoidea taxon details

Micraster leskei d'Orbigny, 1855 †

738331  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:738331)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Micraster leskei d'Orbigny, 1855 †. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=738331 on 2022-08-17
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2013-08-27 06:20:30Z
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redescription Smith, A.B. & Wright, C.W. 2012. British Cretaceous echinoids. Part 9, Atelostomata, 2. Spatangoida (2). Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society, 166/639, 635-754.
page(s): 653-656; text-figs 281, 284, 285, pl. 216: figs 1-6, pl. 217: figs 1-9 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Authority The name M. leskei has been traditionally attributed to Des Moulins, but Smith & Wright (2012: p. 653) pointed out that the Des Moulins referred to indeterminate specimens of unknown provenance figured by Klein (1734) and Leske (1778). According to them the first valid designation of the species is that of d'Orbigny (1855). [details]

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