Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Echinoidea > Subclass Euechinoidea > Infraclass Irregularia > Superorder Atelostomata > Order Spatangoida > Suborder Brissidina > Superfamily Spatangidea > Family Loveniidae > Subfamily Echinocardiinae > Genus Echinocardium

Echinocardium mediterraneum (Forbes, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EchinocardiumGray, 1825accepted genus name
Amphidotus orthographic variant
Amphidetus L. Agassiz, 1836 synonym
Amphidotus synonym

Species group names

Amphidetus mediterraneus Forbes, 1844 synonym
Echinocardium gibbosus (L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847) synonym

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. 1951. A Monograph of the Echinoidea. V, 2. Spatangoida II. Amphisternata II. Spatangidæ, Loveniidæ, Pericosmidæ, Schizasteridæ, Brissidæ, pp. 593. C. A. Reitzel; Copenhagen.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Hansson, H. (2012). Echinocardium mediterraneum. 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:124399

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Hans Hansson

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