Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990

Bohn, Jens Michael, 2014, The Antarctic holothurian genus Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990 (Dendrochirotida, Cucumariidae): brood pouches, spermatozoa, spermatozeugmata and taxonomic implications, Zootaxa 3841 (4), pp. 573-591: 584

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3841.4.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B07019EC-366E-4388-B744-88F6584E7F7D

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4928085

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038E87EB-F344-B31C-FF64-FE89FBD429E3

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scientific name

Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990
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Genus Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990  

Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990: 112   . Type species: E. acanthocola Gutt, 1990   , by original designation.

Microchoerus Gutt, 1990: 105   [non Wood 1844]. Type species: M. splendidus Gutt, 1990   , by original designation. [ Microchoerus Gutt, 1990   is a junior homonym of Microchoerus Wood, 1844   ]

Diagnosis [emended]: Cucumariidae   with 10 tentacles, the two ventral considerably smaller. Sexes separate and dimorphic, genital papilla large digitiform in males, usually inconspicuous in females, five interradial anterior brood pouches in females (not present in males). Spermatozoa with fusiform head and hollow cylinder-like midpiece encircling anterior end of flagellum; multiple spermatozoa bundled by agglutinating tails to bunch-like spermatozeugmata. Calcareous deposits derived from simple multi-perforate plates.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Echinodermata

Class

Holothuroidea

Order

Dendrochirotida

Family

Psolidae

Loc

Echinopsolus Gutt, 1990

Bohn, Jens Michael 2014
2014
Loc

Echinopsolus

Gutt, J. 1990: 112
1990
Loc

Microchoerus

Gutt, J. 1990: 105
1990