Brisaster capensis ( Studer, 1880 ), Studer, 1880

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 64-65

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scientific name

Brisaster capensis ( Studer, 1880 )
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Brisaster capensis ( Studer, 1880)  

Fig. 74 View FIGURE 74 A –D.

Schizaster fragilis: A. Agassiz, 1881: 201   –202; Bell, 1904: 175

Brisaster fragilis: H.L. Clark, 1923   *: 399–400. Pl. XIII; H.L. Clark, 1924: 12; H.L. Clark, 1925a: 206 –207. Brisaster capensis: Döderlein, 1910: 248   ; Mortensen, 1951: 286 –288. Pl XXV, Figs 4–10 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 View FIGURE 6 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 ; Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976: 248; Schultz, 2010: 791, Fig. 1367.

Material examined. MBC-A077984; MBC-A077985; A 22295; MBC-A077983; A22333; MBC-A077986. Identification. Test low, heart-shaped, truncated posteriorly, with distinctive anterior groove; genital pores three. Marginal and peripetalous fascioles well developed.

Global maximum size. Maximum length 50 mm.

Global distribution. Endemic to West coast of South Africa, at 122–400 m depth ( Döderlein 1910; Clark & Courtman-Stock 1976).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Spatangoida

Family

Schizasteridae

Genus

Brisaster

Loc

Brisaster capensis ( Studer, 1880 )

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Brisaster fragilis:

Schultz 2010: 791
Clark 1976: 248
Mortensen 1951: 286
Clark 1925: 206
Clark 1924: 12
Doderlein 1910: 248
1924
Loc

Schizaster fragilis:

Bell 1904: 175
Agassiz 1881: 201
1881