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Echinus (sea urchin)

Echinus esculentus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Order: Echinoida
Family: Echinidae
Genus: Echinus

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Echinus is a genus of sea urchins.


Species in this genus include:[1]

  • Echinus acutus de Lamarck, 1816
  • Echinus affinis Mortensen, 1903
  • Echinus alexandri Danielssen & Koren, 1883
  • Echinus elegans Düben & Koren, 1846
  • Echinus esculentus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Echinus gilchristi Bell, 1904
  • Echinus gracilis A. Agassiz, 1869
  • Echinus melo Lamarck, 1816
  • Echinus tenuispinus' Norman, 1868
  • Echinus tylodes H. L. Clark, 1912


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