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Amblypneustes elevatus Pink Temnopleurid Sea Urchin, Short-spined Urchin


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lexID:
13166 
AphiaID:
414216 
Scientific:
Amblypneustes elevatus 
German:
Rosa Seeigel 
English:
Pink Temnopleurid Sea Urchin, Short-spined Urchin 
Category:
Sea Urchins 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Camarodonta (Order) > Temnopleuridae (Family) > Amblypneustes (Genus) > elevatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Hutton, ), 1872 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australia, New Zealand, South-Pazific 
Sea depth:
0 - 70 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 2.76" (2cm - 7cm) 
Temperature:
- 64.4 °F (°C - 18°C) 
Food:
omnivore 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-07-24 18:01:21 

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Amblypneustes elevatus (Hutton, 1872)

This species is a little pink sea urchin covered with short spines.

Synonymised names:
Amblypneustes griseus pachistus H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Amblypneustes ovum pachista H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Amblypneustes ovum pachistus H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Amblypneustes pachistus H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Amblypneustes triseriatus H.L. Clark, 1912 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus elevatus Hutton, 1872 (transferred to Amblypneustes)

Direct children (2):
Subspecies Amblypneustes elevatus elevatus (Hutton, 1872)
Subspecies Amblypneustes elevatus ruber (Döderlein, 1914)

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