Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 40

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Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904
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Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904  

Fig. 43 View FIGURE 43 A –C.

Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904: 170   –171; Döderlein, 1906: 213 –216. Pl. XXVI, Fig. I. Pl. XXXV, Figs 10 View FIGURE 10 , 14 View FIGURE 14 . Pl. XLVI, Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 ; Döderlein, 1910: 248; Mortensen, 1943: 57 –60. Pl. XV, Figs 7–12 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 , Pl. XVI, Figs 1–9 View FIGURE 1 View FIGURE 2 View FIGURE 3 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 , Pl. LV, Fig. 14 View FIGURE 14 , 16 View FIGURE 16 , 20 View FIGURE 20 , 26 View FIGURE 26 , 27 View FIGURE 27 ; H.L. Clark, 1923: 384 –385. Pl. XIII; H.L. Clark, 1924: 6 –7; H.L. Clark, 1925a: 112; Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976: 236; Schultz, 2010: 188.

Material examined. MBC-A 022230; MBC-A 022236; MBC-A 022315; MBC-A 022316; MBC-A 022317; MBC- A 022318; MBC-A 022319; MBC-A 022320; MBC-A 022321; MBC-A 022322; MBC-A 022323; MBC-A 022324; MBC-A 022325; MBC-A 022326; MBC-A 022327; MBC-A 022328; MBC-A 022685; MBC-A023313; MBC- A027741; MBC-A027742; MBC-A077822; MBC-A077830; MBC-A077835; MBC-A077834; MBC-A077829; MBC-A077833; MBC-A077838; MBC-A077964; MBC-A077827; MBC-A077831; MBC-A077826; SAMC- A23418; SAMC-A28842; MBC-A077836; MBC-A077839; MBC-A077837; MBC-A077823; MBC-A077832; MBC-A077828; A 22685; A 22236; A 22230; A23082; A23088.

Identification. Test subconically raised, brownish in color. Spines short, slender, fusiform; creamish in color. Mouth with protruding teeth, encircled by fleshy lip.

Global maximum size. Maximum test diameter 84 mm.

Global distribution. Endemic to South Africa, at 40–1280 m depth ( Döderlein 1910; Mortensen 1943; Schultz 2010).

Remarks. Differs from Dermichinus horridus   in its small, low test and fleshy lip around the peristome, Furthermore, D. horridus   has genital plates extending into interambulacra, whilst those of E. gilchristi   are confined to the apical area.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Camarodonta

Family

Echinidae

Genus

Echinus

Loc

Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Echinus gilchristi

Schultz 2010: 188
Clark 1976: 236
Mortensen 1943: 57
Clark 1925: 112
Clark 1924: 6
Clark 1923: 384
Doderlein 1910: 248
Doderlein 1906: 213
Bell 1904: 170
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