Goniocidaris (Goniocidaris) indica Mortensen, 1939

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles, 2017, Illustrated guide to the echinoid (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) fauna of South Africa, Zootaxa 4296 (1), pp. 1-72: 15

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Goniocidaris (Goniocidaris) indica Mortensen, 1939
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* Goniocidaris (Goniocidaris) indica Mortensen, 1939  

Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 A –C.

Goniocidaris   sp.: Mortensen, 1928a: 149 –154; Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976: 215. Goniocidaris (Aspidocidaris) indica: Schultz, 2011: 1006   , Figs 1730–1731 [misidentification]. Goniocidaris indica: Filander & Griffiths, 2014: 50   –51. Pl. I, Fig. C.

Material examined. SAMC-A28207; SAMC-A28224; SAMC-A28235; SAMC-A28232; SAMC-A28241.

Identification. Sub-conical test; apical disc large, with ocular plates insert. Peristome smaller than apical disc. Primary spines thorny, well-developed basal disc. Preserved specimen pinkish-cream.

Global maximum size. Maximum test diameter 25 mm.

Global distribution. Maldives, Tanzania at 162–620 m depth ( Clark & Courtman-Stock 1976; Schultz 2011); south coast region of South Africa ( Filander & Griffiths 2014).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Echinoidea

Order

Cidaroida

Family

Cidaridae

Genus

Goniocidaris

Loc

Goniocidaris (Goniocidaris) indica Mortensen, 1939

Filander, Zoleka & Griffiths, Charles 2017
2017
Loc

Goniocidaris

Filander 2014: 50
Schultz 2011: 1006
Clark 1976: 215
Mortensen 1928: 149
1928