The Echinoid Directory

Contributed by Andrew Smith, March 2014

Echinocidaris Duncan, 1899, non Desmoulins, 1835

Distribution Recent
Type Echinus niger Moulina, 1782 by original designation
Classification and/or Status Objective junior synonym of Tetrapygus Agassiz, in Agassiz & Desor, 1846
Remarks Duncan (1889) used the name Echinocidaris differently from Desmoulins 1835 and designated a  different type species.

Duncan, P. M. 1889. A revision of the genera and great groups of the Echinoidea. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 23, 1-311.