Taimanawa mortenseni Henderson & Fell, 1969



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Indo-Pacific Ocean?


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Henderson, R. A. and Fell, H. B. (1969). Taimanawa, a new genus of brissid echinoids from the Tertiary and Recent Indo-West Pacific with a review of the related genera Brissopatagus and Gillechinus. Breviora No. 320: 1-29.


Other references:

McNamara, K. J. and Henderson, R. A. (1984). A Redescription of the Rare Echinoid Taimanawa mortenseni Henderson and Fell (Spatangoida: Brissidae). Hec. West. Aust. Mus. 11(4): 403-410.

Mortensen, T. (1951). A monograph of the Echinoidea 5(2), Spatangoidea II. Copenhagen, 593 p.


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