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 mortenseni Thiéry, 1909

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

Echinocardium intermedium Mortensen, 1907 later homonym
Echinocardium intermedium Mortensen, 1907 synonym
Echinocardium pennatifidum Koehler, 1898 non Norman, 1868 synonym


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

additional source

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.

status source

Mironov, A. N. 2006. Echinoids from seamounts of the north-eastern Atlantic; onshore/offshore gradients in species distribution. Pp. 96-133 in A. N. Mironov, A. V. Gebruk & A. J. Southward (eds.) Biogeography of the North Atlantic Seamounts KMK Scientific Press, Russian Academy of Sciences, P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Moscow.

status source

David, B. & Laurin, B. 1996. Morphometrics and cladistics: measuring phylogeny in the sea urchin Echinocardium. Evolution, 50/1, 348-359.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Kroh, A. (2014). Echinocardium mortenseni. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124400




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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