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Spatangus purpureus

Spatangus purpureusis commonly referred to as Purple Heart Urchin, Violet Heart Urchin . Difficulty in the aquarium: 3 - Ganska enkel. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5746 
AphiaID:
124418 
Scientific:
Spatangus purpureus 
German:
Violetter Herzigel 
English:
Purple Heart Urchin, Violet Heart Urchin  
Category:
Sjöborrar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Spatangidae (Family) > Spatangus (Genus) > purpureus (Species) 
Initial determination:
O.F. Müller, 1776 
Sea depth:
15 - 969 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 12cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Spatangus altus
  • Spatangus beryl
  • Spatangus californicus
  • Spatangus capensis
  • Spatangus diomedeae
  • Spatangus luetkeni
  • Spatangus mathesoni
  • Spatangus multispinus
  • Spatangus pallidus
  • Spatangus paucituberculatus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-07-15 15:02:41 

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O.F. Müller, 1776

From Scandinavia in north Europe to the Azores on the westcoast of Africa.

Common in the North Sea.

Spatangus comprises marine heart urchins that feed on subsurface deposits and graze.

Depth: down to 900 meters.
Synonms:
Prospatangus purpureus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted combination)
Spatagus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776 (misspelling of genus name)
Spatangus meridionalis Risso, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Spatangus Regina (misspelling)
Spatangus reginae Gray, 1855 (erroneous authority (date))
Spatangus reginae Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Spatangus spinosissimus L. Agassiz & Desor, 1847 (subjective junior synonym)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Irregularia (Infraclass) > Atelostomata (Superorder) > Spatangoida (Order) > Brissidina (Suborder) > Spatangidea (Superfamily) > Spatangidae (Family) > Spatangus (Genus)

External links

  1. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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