Gymnopatagus magnus A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907c, A. Agassiz & H. L. Clark, 1907

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 62-63

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Gymnopatagus magnus A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907c
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Gymnopatagus magnus A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907c  

Fig. 72 View FIGURE 72 A –C.

G ymnopatagus magnus: Mortensen, 1951: 447   –449. Pl. XXVI, Figs 7–9 View FIGURE 7 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 . Pl. XXVII, Figs 8–10 View FIGURE 8 View FIGURE 9 View FIGURE 10 . Pl. LXI, Figs 19–26 View FIGURE 19 View FIGURE 20 View FIGURE 21 View FIGURE 22 View FIGURE 23 View FIGURE 24 View FIGURE 25 View FIGURE 26 ; A.M. Clark, 1977 *: 139, 145–146; Schultz, 2010: 693, Figs 1176–1179.

Material examined. MBC-A 022887

Identification. Test heart-shaped, relatively low, highest at apical disc, sloping towards posterior end; somewhat distally closed petals. Preserved specimen yellowish, denuded test light brown. Global maximum size. Maximum test length 111 mm.

Global distribution. Japan to Indian Ocean, East coast of South Africa; at 730–2350 m depth ( Schultz 2010). Remarks. Distinguished from Spatagobrissus mirabilis   by its frontal notch.