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Psammechinus microtuberculatus

Psammechinus microtuberculatusis commonly referred to as Sea Urchin. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.


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Psammechinus microtuberculatus © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland,Bild aus der Adria.


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lexID:
7524 
AphiaID:
124318 
Scientific:
Psammechinus microtuberculatus 
German:
Kletterseeigel 
English:
Sea Urchin 
Category:
Ricci 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Camarodonta (Order) > Parechinidae (Family) > Psammechinus (Genus) > microtuberculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Blainville, ), 1825 
Size:
3 cm - 5 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-09-13 19:38:58 

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Psammechinus microtuberculatus (Blainville, 1825)

Psammechinus microtuberculatus is brown with short greenish or whitish spines. This sea urchin is herbivorous.This species live on sandy bottom, but can also be found on hard substrates.

The ectoparasites Asterocheres minutus and Asterocheres violaceus lives on Psammechinus microtuberculatus.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Carinacea (Infraclass) > Echinacea (Superorder) > Camarodonta (Order) >Echinidea (Infraorder) > Parechinidae (Family) > Psammechinus (Genus)

External links

  1. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Psammechinus microtuberculatus  © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland,Bild aus der Adria.
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