BIOTIC Species Information for Spatangus purpureus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Taxonomy
Scientific nameSpatangus purpureus Common namePurple heart urchin
MCS CodeZB219 Recent SynonymsSipho turgidulus var. minor

PhylumEchinodermata SubphylumEchinozoa
Superclass ClassEchinoidea
Subclass OrderSpatangoida
Suborder FamilySpatangidae
GenusSpatangus Speciespurpureus
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Additional Information
Taxonomy References Southward & Campbell, 2006, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Howson & Picton, 1997,
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