Diadema antillarum

Diadema antillarum (Philippi, 1845)

Common Names

Long-spined sea urchin

Languages: English

Overview

Synonymised taxa

Centrechinus antillarum (Philippi, 1845) (transferred to Diadema)
Centrechinus setosus Jackson, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Cidaris (Diadema) antillarum Philippi, 1845 (transferred to Diadema)

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon

References and links

Mortensen, T. (1940). A monograph of the Echinoidea 3(1). Aulodonta. Copenhagen. 370 pp., 196 figures, 77 pls, pages: 269-275.

Lessios, H. A. (1988). Population dynamics of Diadema antillarum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) following mass mortality in Panamá. Marine Biology 99: 515-526.

Lessios, H. A., Robertson, D. R. & Cubit, J. D. (1984). Spread of Diadema mass mortality through the Caribbean. Science 226: 335-337.

Lessios, H.A., Kessing, B.D. & Pearse, J.S. (2001). Population structure and speciation in tropical seas: global phylogeography of the sea urchin Diadema. Evol. 55: 955-975.

Coppard, S. E. & Campbell, A. C. (2004). Taxonomic significance of spine morphology in the echinoid genera Diadema and Echinothrix. Invertebrate Biology, 123 (4), 357-371.

Coppard, S. E. & Campbell, A. C. (2006a). Taxonomic significance of test morphology in the echinoid genera Diadema Gray, 1825 and Echinothrix Peters 1853 (Echinodermata). Zoosystema 28(1), 93-112.

Coppard, S. E. & Campbell, A.C. (2006b). Systematic significance of tridentate pedicellariae in the echinoid genera Diadema and Echinothrix. Invertebrate Biology 125(4), 363-378.

Barcode of Life

GenBank

The Echinoid Directory

World Echinoidea Database

LSID   urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124332
Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

In Panama this species been collected in the Caribbean from:

-Galeta Island (USNM E 26602, USNM E 26687, USNM E 28260, USNM E 38607; Centroid Latitude: 9.4067, Centroid Longitude: -79.8667)

Portobelo (USNM E 11402, USNM E 27448)

-Limon Bay, Colon (USNM 39448, USNM E 26606)

-3.5 miles North of the Piedras River (USNM E 18817)

-Miria Island, San Blas (USNM E 26686)

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon

Taxonomy

  • Centrechinus antillarum (Philippi, 1845) (synonym)
  • Cidaris antillarum Philippi, 1845 (synonym)