WoRMS taxon details

Parechinidae Mortensen, 1903

510797  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:510797)

Genus Loxechinus Desor, 1856
Genus Paracentrotus Mortensen, 1903
Genus Parechinus Mortensen, 1903
Genus Psammechinus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1846

Genus Microcordyla Zirpolo, 1927 accepted as Paracentrotus Mortensen, 1903 (based on echinoid pedicellariae misinterpreted as sponge)
Genus Protocentrotus Döderlein, 1906 accepted as Parechinus Mortensen, 1903 (objective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2023). World Echinoidea Database. Parechinidae Mortensen, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=510797 on 2023-03-21
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

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context source (Deepsea) Clark, H. L. (1923). The Echinoderm fauna of South Africa. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 13(7): 221-435, 23 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1541222#page/263/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Kroh, A. & Smith, A.B. (2010): The phylogeny and classification of post-Palaeozoic echinoids. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 8/2: 147-212., available online at http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1477-2019&volume=8&issue=2&spage=147
page(s): 171 [details]   
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