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Sphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816)

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Echinus granularis de Lamarck, 1816 (transferred to Sphaerechinus)
Sphaerechinus roseus Russo, 1893 (subjective junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2018). World Echinoidea Database. Sphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2018-09-19
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018). European Register of Marine Species. Sphaerechinus granularis (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed at: on 2018-09-19
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original description  (ofEchinus granularis de Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J. B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome troisième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière. 612 pp., available online at
page(s): 44 [details]   

original description  (ofSphaerechinus roseus Russo, 1893) Russo. (1893). Specie di Echinodermi poco conosciuti e nuovi vivo net Golfo di Napoli. Atti della Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli, Serie 2a. 4(1): 1-9.
page(s): 8-9; figs 1-11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofEchinus (Toxopneustes) brevispinosus (Blainville, 1825)) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Paris, Levrault:. . 3(XVI): 1-480, 14 pls., available online at
page(s): 277-278 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Mortensen, T. (1943). A Monograph of the Echinoidea. III, 2. Camarodonta. I. Orthopsidæ, Glyphocyphidæ, Temnopleuridæ and Toxopneustidæ. vii+553 pp., C. A. Reitzel, Copenhagen.
page(s): 515-526 [details]   

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in RoR[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Census of Marine Life (2012). SYNDEEP: Towards a first global synthesis of biodiversity, biogeography and ecosystem function in the deep sea. Unpublished data (datasetID: 59), available online at [details]   
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