Clypeaster fervens Koehler, 1922

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 51-52

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Clypeaster fervens Koehler, 1922
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* Clypeaster fervens Koehler, 1922  

Fig. 57 View FIGURE 57 A –D.

Clypeaster (Rhaphidoclypus) fervens: Mortensen, 1948d: 84   –86. Pl. XIII, Figs 2 View FIGURE 2 , 3 View FIGURE 3 . Pl. XXII, Figs 1–11 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 View FIGURE 10 View FIGURE 11 . Pl. XXVI, Fig. 2 View FIGURE 2 . Pl. LXV, Figs 7–9 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 , 12 View FIGURE 12 , 20 View FIGURE 20 .

Clypeaster fervens: Schultz, 2009: 541   , Figs 917–920; Filander & Griffiths, 2014: 55. Pl. II, Fig. G.

Material examined. SAMC-A28220; SAMC-A28214; SAMC-A28223.

Identification. Test oval, concave sides, slightly elevated aborally towards petaliod area. Petals broad, closed, except anterior one, which is open distally. Live specimens reddish brown in color; denuded test white. Global maximum size. Maximum test length 90 m.

Global distribution. East coast region of South Africa ( Filander & Griffiths 2014), Red Sea and East Africa to Malayan Archipelago; at 13 – 110 m depth ( Schultz 2009).

Remarks. Differs from C. eurychorius   in its broad petals, with the anterior one opened.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Clypeasteroida

Family

Clypeasteridae

Genus

Clypeaster

Loc

Clypeaster fervens Koehler, 1922

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Clypeaster fervens: Schultz, 2009 : 541

Filander 2014: 55
Schultz 2009: 541
2009
Loc

Clypeaster (Rhaphidoclypus) fervens:

Mortensen 1948: 84
1948