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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123386

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarinacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCamarodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinidae Gray, 1825
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus melo Lamarck, 1816
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus tenuispinus Norman, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus wallisi A. Agassiz, 1880

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus neglectus Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, possible subjective junior synonym of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis or S. pallidus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus subangulosus de Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus rarispinus G.O. Sars, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844) (nomen nudum, manuscript name (for globular specimens of E. acutus norvegicus))

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) L. Agassiz, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToxopneustes L. Agassiz, 1841 (accepted at genus rank)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus (Toxopneustes) brevispinosus (Blainville, 1825) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Gracilechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aequituberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus affinis Mortensen, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus affinis (Mortensen, 1903) (transferred to Gracilechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus alexandri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus alexandri (Danielssen & Koren, 1883) (transferred to Gracilechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus aurantiacus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus auranticus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus auranticus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cidaris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCidaris cidaris (Linnaeus, 1758) (transferred to Cidaris)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus cordatus Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777) (transferred to Echinocardium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus depressus G.O. Sars, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus dröbachiensis O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus droebachiensis (O.F. Müller, 1776) (incorrect original spelling (mandatory changed according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 32.5.2.1.))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus elegans Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus elegans (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Gracilechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus flemingii Forbes, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus globiformis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granularis de Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Sphaerechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus granularis Say, 1827 non Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStrongylocentrotus Brandt, 1835 (misidentification (possibly a Strongylocentrotus pallidus according to Jensen, 1974))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lividus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Paracentrotus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus lixula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758) (transferred to Arbacia)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus microstoma Thomson, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus microtuberculatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825) (transferred to Psammechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus miliaris P.L.S. Müller, 1771 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammechinus miliaris (P.L.S. Müller, 1771) (transferred to Psammechinus)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus minutus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinocyamus pusillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus neapolitanus Delle Chiaje, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArbacia lixula (Linnaeus, 1758) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus norvegicus Düben & Koren, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus norvegicus (Düben & Koren, 1844) (reduced to subspecies rank )
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus pseudomelo Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus purpureus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulatus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus quinqueangulosus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sardicus sensu Delle Chiaje, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus acutus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGracilechinus acutus (Lamarck, 1816) (misidentification)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus saxatilis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiadema setosum (Leske, 1778) (subjective junior synonym - but see below in notes section)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus schwartzii Nilsson, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus sphaera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus swartzii Nilsson & Holst, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus violaceus Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758 (subjective junior synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinus vulgaris Blainville, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacentrotus lividus (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: surface [details]
interface feeder [details]
suspension feeder: facultative [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Echinoid Directory 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123386
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-06 12:28:48Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2011-04-26 08:50:20Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A.; Hansson, H. (2011). Echinus Linnaeus, 1758. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2017). World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123386 on 2017-10-18
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