Saleniidae (ambulacral plates)
Description Ambulacral plates of Saleniids. Left: Salenocidaris (S. miliaris): Unigeminate plates (one shaded). Only near the peristome (below) occur a few bigeminate plates (lower shaded plate). Right: Bathysalenia (B. goesiana): In this more advanced genus the plates are bigminate = one tubercle per compound plate and two pore-pairs throughout (sample plates shaded).
Left: Diameter of test 13 mm; Right: Diameter of test 10 mm.
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added on 2011-02-23363 viewsWoRMS taxaScan of drawing Saleniidae L. Agassiz, 1838checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24Scan of drawing Salenocidaris A. Agassiz, 1869checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24Scan of drawing Bathysalenia Pomel, 1883checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24Scan of drawing Salenocidaris miliaris (A. Agassiz, 1898)checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24Scan of drawing Bathysalenia goesiana (Lovén, 1874)checked Kroh, Andreas 2021-02-24From reference Schultz, H. (2011). Sea urchins III: Worldwide regular de...
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