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Echinoidea taxon details

Echinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825)

213383  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213383)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Echinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25303522
page(s): 94 [details]   
Note Mauritius (as l'île de France) (historical...  
From other sources
Type locality Mauritius (as l'île de France) (historical specimens from Zanzibar). Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs8124, Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs8116, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs656 (historical specimens only) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Description Colour in life: variable, spine colour purple/green spines with purple tips and grey-green base or jungle green spines with...  
Description Colour in life: variable, spine colour purple/green spines with purple tips and grey-green base or jungle green spines with purple tips (Humphreys, 1981).
Has commensal shrimp Athanas areteformi COUTIERE (Crustacea : Alpheidae) which also occurs on Toxopneustes pileolus and Tripneustes gratilla and parasitic molluscs (Humphreys, 1981). Habitat: rocks (Tortonese, 1951).
Also distributed in Onotoa Atoll, Marshall Islands, Tuamotus, Guam, Saipan, Okinawa, Solomon Islands, Seleo Island, Netherlands New Guinea, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Hasikaya Island (Kuria Muria Islands) (Herring, 1972); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); India (Lakshadweep, Tamilnadu, Andaman and Nicobar Is.)(Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific, depth range 0-139 m. (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Echinometra mathaei (Blainville, 1825). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Echinoidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213383 on 2019-10-21
Date
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1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z
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2013-08-26 18:24:18Z
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original description  (of Echinus mathaei Blainville, 1825) Blainville, H. M. D. d. 1825. Oursin, Echinus (Actinozoaires.). Pp. 59-98 in Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles F.G. Levrault, Strasbourg & Paris., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25303522
page(s): 94 [details]   

original description  (of Echinometra brunea A. Agassiz, 1864) Agassiz, A. (1864). Synopsis of the echinoids collected by Dr. W. Stimpson on the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under the command of Captains Ringgold and Rodgers. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 15 (1863), 352-361., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1958617
page(s): 355 [details]   

original description  (of Echinometra heteropora L. Agassiz in L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846) Agassiz, L. & Desor, P. J. E. 1846. Catalogue raisonné des familles, des genres, et des espèces de la classe des échinodermes. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Troisième Série, Zoologie 6, 305-374., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13408315
page(s): 372 [details]   

original description  (of Echinometra megastoma M'Clelland, 1840) M'Clelland, J. (1840). On Cyrtoma, a new genus of Fossil Echinida. <em>The Calcutta Journal of Natural History.</em> 1: 155-187., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37123727
page(s): 181; pl. 4: figs 4-5 [details]   

original description  (of Echinometra microtuberculata A. Agassiz, 1863) Agassiz, A. (1863). List of the echinoderms sent to different institutions in exchange for other specimens, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 1: 17-28.
page(s): 22 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Echinometra picta A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907) Agassiz, A.; Clark, H. L. (1907). Preliminary report on the echini collected, in 1902, among the Hawaiian Islands, by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross", in charge of Commander Chauncey Thomas, U.S.N., commanding. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 50(8): 231-259., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4226745
page(s): 241 [details]   

original description  (of Ellipsechinus decaryi Lambert, 1933) Lambert J. (1933). Échinides de Madagascar communiqués par M H Besairie. <i>Madagascar Annales Géologiques du Service des Mines</i>. 3: 1-49.
page(s): 47 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (HKRMS) Thompson, G. B. (1982). Underwater observations on the distribution of regular sea urchins in Hong Kong. In: Proceedings of the first international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China (ed. Morton, B.), vol. 2, pp655-671. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. [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 Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn.</em> 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26416428 [details]   

additional source Décary, R. (1924). Liste d'echinodermes receuillis a Madagascar. <em>Bulletin de l'academie Malgache nouvelle serie.</em> 4:38-41. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 3. Camarodonta. II. Echinidæ, Strongylocentrotidæ, Parasaleniidæ, Echinometridæ. 446 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 381-393 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: variable, spine colour purple/green spines with purple tips and grey-green base or jungle green spines with purple tips (Humphreys, 1981).
Has commensal shrimp Athanas areteformi COUTIERE (Crustacea : Alpheidae) which also occurs on Toxopneustes pileolus and Tripneustes gratilla and parasitic molluscs (Humphreys, 1981). Habitat: rocks (Tortonese, 1951).
Also distributed in Onotoa Atoll, Marshall Islands, Tuamotus, Guam, Saipan, Okinawa, Solomon Islands, Seleo Island, Netherlands New Guinea, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Hasikaya Island (Kuria Muria Islands) (Herring, 1972); SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) in Sastry (1991); India (Lakshadweep, Tamilnadu, Andaman and Nicobar Is.)(Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-Pacific, depth range 0-139 m. (Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Type locality Mauritius (as l'île de France) (historical specimens from Zanzibar). Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs8124, Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs8116, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle EcEs656 (historical specimens only) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English rock-boring urchin  [details]
German Matheus' Seeigel  [details]
Japanese ナガウニ  [details]
To MNHN Type collection (IE-2013-10667)
To MNHN Type collec...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Echinometra picta USNM 32812 - dorsal)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Echinometra picta USNM 32812 - lateral)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]


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