WoRMS taxon details

Moira stygia (A. Agassiz, 1872)

212468  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212468)

accepted
Species
Moera stygia A. Agassiz, 1872 (genus is a junior homonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Agassiz, A. 1872. Preliminary Notice of a few Species of Echini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 3, 55-58., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705306
page(s): 58 [details]   

(of Moera stygia A. Agassiz, 1872) Agassiz, A. 1872. Preliminary Notice of a few Species of Echini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 3, 55-58., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705306
page(s): 58 [details]   
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971).  
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Moira stygia (A. Agassiz, 1872). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212468 on 2021-01-24
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-15 13:37:26Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z
changed
2012-02-27 08:59:51Z
changed

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original description Agassiz, A. 1872. Preliminary Notice of a few Species of Echini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 3, 55-58., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705306
page(s): 58 [details]   

original description  (of Moera stygia A. Agassiz, 1872) Agassiz, A. 1872. Preliminary Notice of a few Species of Echini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College 3, 55-58., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6705306
page(s): 58 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1951). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. V, 2. Spatangoida II. Amphisternata II. Spatangidæ, Loveniidæ, Pericosmidæ, Schizasteridæ, Brissidæ, 593 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 335-337 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype MCZ 3037, geounit Red Sea [details]
From editor or global species database
Authority Agassiz (1872, Revision of the Echini) mentions "Lütken, MS" as author of the species. According to ICZN regulations (Article 50.1 and 50.1.1.), however, Agassiz (1872) is to be regarded as author of the taxon. [details]

From other sources
Description Also distributed in Bay of Bengal and East Indies (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]