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Metalia Gray, 1855

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Spatangus sternalis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Metalia sternalis (Lamarck, 1816) (type by original designation)
Brissus (Metalia) Gray, 1855 · unaccepted (accepted at genus rank)
Eobrissus Bell, 1904 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Metaliopsis Fourtau, 1916 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Metallia · unaccepted (misspelling)
Prometalia Pomel, 1883 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Radiobrissus Fourtau, 1913 † · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)
Xanthobrissus A. Agassiz, 1863 · unaccepted (subjective junior synonym)


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Kroh, A.; Mooi, R. (2024). World Echinoidea Database. Metalia Gray, 1855. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-07-14
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-06 12:28:48Z
2011-12-03 17:01:36Z

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

original description  (of Prometalia Pomel, 1883) Pomel, A. 1883. Classification méthodique et Genera des Échinides vivantes et fossiles. Thèses présentées à la Faculté des Sciences de Paris pour obtenir le Grade de Docteur ès Sciences Naturelles 503, Adolphe Jourdan, Alger, 131 pp., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Xanthobrissus A. Agassiz, 1863) Agassiz, A. (1863). List of the echinoderms sent to different institutions in exchange for other specimens, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 1: 17-28. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Eobrissus Bell, 1904) Bell, F. J. (1904). Description of a new Genus of Spatangoids. <i>Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist</i>. (7). XIII, p. 236-237., available online at [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at [details]   

additional source Rowe, F. W. E.; Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. <em>In: Wells, A.; Houston, W.W.K. (Ed.) Zoological catalogue of Australia, 33. CSIRO: Melbourne. ISBN 0-643-05696-3. XIII.</em> 510 pp. [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Remark Type species: Spatangus sternalis Lamarck, 1816 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Spatangidae in Ludwig (1899) and Clark (1954). [details]


Japanese ライオンブンブク属  [details]
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