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Ctenocidaris speciosa infected by Echinophyces mirabilis (aboral)
Ctenocidaris speciosa infected by Echinophyces mirabilis (aboral)
Description Specimen infected by Echinophyces mirabilis. This specimen is anomalous in having six columns of ambulacra and interambulacra and in consequence six genital (without gonopores) and ocular plates in the apical disc. Aboral side: There are no traces of gonopores in the genital plates.
Diameter of test 30 mm; South Georgia.
Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen
Author Schultz, Heinke JPG file - 149.67 kB - 840 x 791 pixels added on 2011-02-2341 viewsEchinoidea taxaDigital photo, part of species Ctenocidaris speciosa Mortensen, 1910checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24Digital photo, part of species Echinophyces mirabilis Mortensen, 1909checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24From reference Schultz, H. (2011). Sea urchins III: Worldwide regular de... © 2011 Schultz, Heinke
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