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Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776

Purple heart urchin

Spatangus purpureus

Ile de Groix, France, 20 meters, ML

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Données de distribution : Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776 in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-27.

Classification

Source : World Register of Marine Species


Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Echinodermata (Phylum)
Echinozoa (Subphylum)
Echinoidea (Class)
Euechinoidea (Subclass)
Irregularia (Infraclass)
Atelostomata (Superorder)
Spatangoida (Order)
Brissidina (Suborder)
Spatangoidea (Superfamily)
Spatangidae (Family)
Spatangus (Genus)
Spatangus purpureus (Species)

Authors

Text : Anne Bay-Nouailhat © 2007 - 2020.

Photos : © Maurice Loir. Published with his kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

Image satellite: © Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AeroGRID, IGN, and the GIS User Community.

Données de distribution : Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776 in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-27.

How to cite this page

Bay-Nouailhat A., December 2007, Description of Spatangus purpureus, [On line] http://european-marine-life.org/30/spatangus-purpureus.php, consulted on 2020 October 27.

Author

Photographie de Anne Bay-Nouailhat

Anne Bay-Nouailhat

Project manager in marine environment
Professional diver - Naturalist

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