Spatangus capensis Döderlein, 1905, Doderlein, 1905

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 63

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Spatangus capensis Döderlein, 1905
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Spatangus capensis Döderlein, 1905  

Fig. 73 View FIGURE 73 A –D.

Spatangus capensis: Döderlein, 1906: 261   –263. Pl. XXXIII, Fig. 1 View FIGURE 1 , Pl. XLVIII, Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ; Döderlein, 1910: 247, 258; H.L. Clark, 1923 *: 404. Pl. XIII; H.L. Clark, 1924: 13; H.L. Clark, 1925a: 224; Mortensen, 1951: 16. Pl. I, Figs 1–3 View FIGURE 1 View FIGURE 2 View FIGURE 3 ; Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976: 253; Schultz, 2010: 430.

Material examined. MBC-A 022269; MBC-A 022351; MBC-A 022352; A22298; A22342; A22349; MBC- A 022353; MBC-A 022358; MBC-A023319; MBC-A077979; MBC-A077974; MBC-A077976; MBC-A077982; A23091; A23319; SAMC-A23080; MBC-A077981; MBC-A077975; MBC-A077977; A23081; A 24692; MBC- A077980; MBC-A077978; A 23319.

Identification. Test heart-shaped; lacking tubercles in ambulacrum outside petals, small primary tubercles rarely found towards ambitus in anterior ambulacra, no tubercles in posterior ambulacra; spines short; purple in color.

Global maximum size. Maximum test length 125 mm.

Global distribution. Endemic to West and South coast regions of South Africa, at 37–500 m depth ( Clark & Courtman-Stock 1976).  

Remarks. Differs from Spatagobrissus mirabilis   in lacking peripetalous fascioles and having an anterior frontal notch.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Spatangoida

Family

Spatangidae

Genus

Spatangus

Loc

Spatangus capensis Döderlein, 1905

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Spatangus capensis: Döderlein, 1906 : 261

Schultz 2010: 430
Clark 1976: 253
Mortensen 1951: 16
Clark 1925: 224
Clark 1924: 13
Doderlein 1910: 247
Doderlein 1906: 261
1906