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Mironov, A. N. (2008). Pourtalesiid sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Marine Biology Research. 4: 3-24.
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Mironov, A. N.
2008
Pourtalesiid sea urchins (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Marine Biology Research
4: 3-24
Publication
Five species of deep-sea pourtalesiid echinoids were collected by the RV G.O. Sars MAR-ECO expedition to the northern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Solenocystis imitans new genus, new species, Echinosigra phiale (Thomson, 1872), Echinosigra (Echinogutta) fabrefacta Mironov, 1974, and two unidentified species of Pourtalesia. Three types of plastron plating are distinguished within the family Pourtalesiidae; in Solenocystis new genus the plating is similar to that in Spatagocystis, a genus known only from the deep-sea Antarctic. Each of three groups with distinctive plastron plating shows a continuous morphological gradation from a less elongated test without subanal rostrum to an extraordinarily elongated test with large rostrum and wide subanal fasciole; the ratio width/length of test varies from 0.86 to 0.12. Some morphological characters of the pourtalesiids are regarded as adaptations to burrowing and appear to be correlated with test elongation. The family is represented in the n
Auckland Islands
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Solenocystis Mironov, 2008 (original description)
Solenocystis imitans Mironov, 2008 (original description)
North Atlantic for Solenocystis imitans Mironov, 2008 
 Type locality

RV G.O. Sars, MAR-ECO expedition, St. 72/386 (27 July 2004, 53°16'N, 35°31'W, 2555-2517 m), Northern Atlantic Ocean [details]

 Type material

HT: MZUB MAR-ECO 008141 [details]


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