Diadematidae

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Diadematidae
Diademseeigel.jpg
Diadema setosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Subclass: Euechinoidea
Superorder: Diadematacea
Order: Diadematoida
Family: Diadematidae
Gray, 1855 [1]

Diadematidae is a family of sea urchins. The test is either rigid or flexible and the spines are long and hollow.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diadematidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 
  2. ^ Maran, Vincent (2010-11-11). "Astropyga radiata (Leske, 1778)". DORIS (in French). Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Black Sea Urchin". Museum Victoria. Retrieved 2011-05-13.