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Echinocardium cordatum


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lexID:
5761 
AphiaID:
124392 
Scientific:
Echinocardium cordatum 
German:
Gemeiner Herzseeigel, Gewöhnlicher Herzseeigel 
English:
Cardiac Sea Potato 
Category:
Oursins 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Loveniidae (Family) > Echinocardium (Genus) > cordatum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pennant, ), 1777 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Circumglobal, Adria, Afrique du Sud, Atlantique Est, Atlantique nord, Australie, Azores, Corée, Espagne, îles britanniques, Japon, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Mer du Nord, Mer Égée, Nouvelle Zélande, Scandinavie 
Sea depth:
- 230 Meter 
Size:
6 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-31 19:53:32 

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Echinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)

Depending on the temperature, the species digs a few centimetres to about 20 cm deep into the Sediment.

Occurs in sediments with a wide range of grain sizes (median grain size up to 650 μm), but clearly prefers sediments with a median grain size of 200 to 300 μm

Depth range 0 - 230 meters

Deposit feeder

Synonymised names:
Amphidetus cordatus (Pennant, 1777) (transferred to Echinocardium)
Amphidetus kurtzii Girard, 1852 (subjective junior synonym)
Amphidetus kürtzii Girard, 1852 (incorrect original spelling)
Amphidetus novae zealandiae (misspelling)
Amphidetus novæ zelandiæ Perrier, 1869 (incorrect original spelling (mandatory changed according to ICZN 4th Ed. Article 32.5.2.2.))
Amphidetus novaezelandiae Perrier, 1869 (subjective junior synonym)
Amphidetus zealandicus (Gray, 1851) (subjective junior synonym)
Amphidotus cordatus (Pennant, 1777) (misspelling & transferred to Echinocardium)
Echinocardium australe Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocardium caudatum (misspelling)
Echinocardium cordatus (Pennant, 1777) (incorrect declination of species name)
Echinocardium kurtzii (Girard, 1852) (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocardium sebae Gray, 1825 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocardium stimpsonii A. Agassiz, 1864 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocardium zealandicum Gray, 1851 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus cordatum Pennant, 1777 (transferred to Echinocardium)
Echinus cordatus Pennant, 1777 (transferred to Echinocardium)
Spatangus arcuarius Lamarck, 1816 (subjective junior synonym)
Spatangus cordatus (Pennant, 1777) (transferred to Echinocardium)

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