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Echinoidea taxon details


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L. Agassiz, 1840
Amphisternata · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Spatangidea · unaccepted (misspelling)
Suborder Brissidina
Family Hemiasteridae H.L. Clark, 1917
Suborder Micrasterina
Family Palaeostomatidae Lovén, 1868
Suborder Paleopneustina
Family Somaliasteridae Wagner & Durham, 1966 †
Family Toxasteridae Lambert, 1920 †

Suborder Hemiasterina accepted as Hemiasteridae H.L. Clark, 1917 (paraphyletic)
Suborder Prymnadetes (unaccepted > nomen nudum, Name not based on a valid taxon)

Suborder Micrasterina incertae sedis (temporary name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2021). World Echinoidea Database. Spatangoida. Accessed at: on 2023-05-28
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2005-03-31 08:47:45Z
2010-08-31 07:25:31Z

original description  (of Spatangidea) Claus, C. (1876). Grundzüge der Zoologie. third edition. <em>N.G. Elwertsche Verlagsuchhandlung, Marburg & Leipzig.</em> 1-1254. (vol.1. incl. Annelides p.394-421, Copepoda p.465-480, vol.2 Mollusca),., available online at
page(s): 295 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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
page(s): 173 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Authority Often referred to L. Agassiz, 1840a (e.g. by Mortensen, 1850), but first used at ordinal level by Claus (1876) [details]

Spelling emend. Durham & Melville, 1957, p. 276 (pro Spatangidea Claus, 1876, p. 295) [details]
Japanese ブンブク目  [details]

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