Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Echinoidea > Subclass Euechinoidea > Infraclass Irregularia > Superorder Neognathostomata > Order Clypeasteroida > Suborder Scutellina > Infraorder Laganiformes > Family Echinocyamidae > Genus Echinocyamus

Echinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Echinocyamusvan Phelsum, 1774accepted genus name

Species group names

Echinocyamus angulosus Lütken, 1856 synonym
Echinocyamus parthenopaeus Costa, 1869 synonym
Echinocyamus speciosus Costa, 1869 synonym
Echinus minutus Gmelin, 1788 synonym
Fibularia equina Aradas, 1850 synonym
Fibularia tarentina Lamarck, 1816 synonym
Spatagus pusillus O.F. Müller, 1776 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): dvergsjømus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: zeeboontje sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: broad beau of sea; green urchin sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf;Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
 English-United States: Green Sea Urchin sources: Charles Hussey
 French: fève de mer sources: Degraer S., J. Wittoeck, W. Appeltans, K. Cooreman, T. Deprez, H. Hillewaert, K. Hostens, J. Mees, E. Vanden Berghe & M. Vincx (2006). The macrobenthos atlas of the Belgian part of the North Sea. Belgian Science Policy. D/2005/1191/3. ISBN 90-810081-6-1. 164 pp.
 German: Schildigel; Zwerg-Herzigel; Zwergseeigel sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf;Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee;Holtmann, S.E.; Groenewold, A.; Schrader, K.H.M.; Asjes, J.; Craeymeersch, J.A.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; van Bostelen, A.J.; van der Meer, J. (1996). Atlas of the zoobenthos of the Dutch continental shelf. Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management: Rijswijk, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-369-4301-9. 243 pp.
 Norwegian Bokmål: dvergsjømus sources: Zool. Danicae Prodromus: 236.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: dvergsjømus sources: Zool. Danicae Prodromus: 236.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): dvergsjømus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Portuguese: papo-seco
 Swedish: dvärgsjöborre

Literature

basis of record

Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 336-351

basis of record

Mortensen, T. 1948. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. IV, 2. Clypeasteroida. Clypeasteridæ, Arachnoidæ, Fibulariidæ, Laganidæ and Scutellidæ, pp. 471. C. A. Reitzel; Copenhagen.

additional source

Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa

Genbank

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Kroh, A.; Hansson, H. (2012). Echinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776). In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2012) World Echinoidea Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124273

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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2010-09-25 by Andreas Kroh

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