Araeosoma tesselatum Agassiz 1879

Family: Echinothuriidae

Order: Echinothurioida

Locality: China Sea, deep water, 2007

Dimensions: ca. 155 mm Ø


I got this specimen without taxon. But as Araeosoma tesselatum is the only Araeosoma species, which has been namely reported from the China Sea, I think, that this taxon is correct. See also Plate XXXVII and following of Th. Mortensen, A Monograph of the Echinoidea, II .