Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Echinodermata > Class: Echinoidea > Order: Diadematoida > Family: Diadematidae > Genus: Centrostephanus > Species: Centrostephanus longispinus

Centrostephanus longispinus (Philippi, 1845)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Marine Atlantic - Favourable
Marine Macaronesian - Unknown
Marine Mediterranean - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • coastal
  • marine inlets and transitional waters
  • open ocean
  • shelf
Natura 2000 species code 1008


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Diadema longispina Philippi, 1845
Didema europaeum Agassiz & Dessor, 1846
Cidaris (Diadema) longispina Philippi, 1845

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100