Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Echinoidea > Subclass Euechinoidea > Infraclass Acroechinoidea > Order Diadematoida > Family Diadematidae > Genus Diadema

Diadema antillarum Philippi, 1845

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DiademaGray, 1825accepted genus name
Cidaris (Diadema) Gray, 1825 synonym

Species group names

Cidaris (Diadema) antillarum Philippi, 1845 synonym


original description

Philippi, R. A. 1845. Beschreibung einiger neuer Echinodermen nebst kritischen Bemerckungen über einige weniger bekannte Arten. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 11, 344-359.

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. 1940. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 1. Aulodonta, with Additions to Vol. II (Lepidocentroida and Stirodonta), pp. 370. C. A. Reitzel; Copenhagen.



External Links

Link To GBIF


Hansson, H. (2012). Diadema antillarum Philippi, 1845. 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:124332




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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