Salmaciella erythracis ( H.L. Clark, 1912 ), H.L. Clark, 1912

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 35-36

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Salmaciella erythracis ( H.L. Clark, 1912 )
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Salmaciella erythracis ( H.L. Clark, 1912)  

Fig. 36 View FIGURE 36 A –C.

Salmaciella erythracis: Mortensen, 1943a: 144   –146. Pl. VI, Figs. 9–13 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 View FIGURE 12 View FIGURE 13 . Salmaciella dussumieri: H.L. Clark, 1924: 6   .

Salmaciella dussumieri erythracis: Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976: 231   . Salmaciella erythracis: Schultz, 2010: 156   .

Material examined. MBC-A023317; MBC-A027743; MBC-A077808; MBC-A077806; MBC-A077811; MBC- A077812; MBC-A077809; MBC-A077807; MBC-A077810.

Identification. Test moderately sized, creamish in color. Spines white, banded brown and greenish, equatorial spines long, facing downwards, creating a fringe appearance; eccentric anal opening.

Global maximum size. Maximum test diameter 50 mm.

Global distribution. East coast of South Africa, East African coast and Seychelles at 10–70 ( Schultz 2010).  

Remarks. Schultz (2010) reports on a species having more reddish spines; there are, however, no traces of red in the Iziko Museum specimens, which have alternating green and brown bands.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Camarodonta

Family

Temnopleuridae

Genus

Salmaciella

Loc

Salmaciella erythracis ( H.L. Clark, 1912 )

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Salmaciella dussumieri erythracis: Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976 : 231

Schultz 2010: 156
Clark 1976: 231
1976
Loc

Salmaciella erythracis:

Mortensen 1943: 144
Clark 1924: 6
1943