Echinocyamus elegans Mazzetti, 1893

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 53-54

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Echinocyamus elegans Mazzetti, 1893
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Echinocyamus elegans Mazzetti, 1893  

Fig. 60 View FIGURE 60 A –D.

Echinocyamus elegans: H.L. Clark, 1923   *: 393–394; Mortensen, 1948d: 184–185. Pl. XLVI, Figs 29–31 View FIGURE 29 View FIGURE 30 View FIGURE 31 ; Clark & Courtman- Stock, 1976: 242; Schultz, 2009: 558, Fig. 954.d.

Material examined. MBC-A 022304; MBC-A 022305; MBC-A 022306; MBC-A 022307; MBC-A 022308; MBC- A 022309; MBC-A 022310; MBC-A 022311; MBC-A 022312; MBC-A 022313; MBC-A 022314.

Identification. Test convex aborally, concave orally; petals well-developed, almost extending to ambitus, pores large, maximum of eight pore-pairs, conspicuous, pore zones as wide as interporiferous zones, not meeting distally. Specimen white.

Global maximum size. Maximum test length 6 mm.

Global distribution. Red Sea to West and East coast regions of South Africa; at 110 – 275 m depth ( Mortensen 1948d; Schultz 2009).

Remarks. Samples from the Iziko Museum collection extend distribution westwards towards Saldanha Bay.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Clypeasteroida

Family

Echinocyamidae

Genus

Echinocyamus

Loc

Echinocyamus elegans Mazzetti, 1893

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Echinocyamus elegans: H.L. Clark, 1923

: H. L. Clark 1923
1923