Registered 23,231 species  (Collections:374,687; Observations:76,812; Other records:5,938)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Echinodermata - Echinoidea - Euechinoidea - Carinacea - Echinacea - Camarodonta - Temnopleuridea - Temnopleuridae - Mespilia
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 棘皮動物門 - ウニ/海胆綱 - Euechinoidea亜綱 - Carinacea下綱 - Echinacea上目 - Camarodonta目 - Temnopleuridea下目 - サンショウウニ科 - コシダカウニ属

Species Mespilia globulus   (Linnaeus, 1758)     コシダカウニ

Japan Oceanographic Data Center (2002) JODC taxonomic code of marine organisms (plankton). 2001 edition. In: Marine Organisms Data, accessed through 
Komatsu, M. and M. Noguchi (1997) Phylum Echinodermata. In: Chihara, M. & M. Murano (eds.), An illustrated guide to marine plankton in Japan. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, 1291-1350 (in Japanese). 
Lane, D. J. W., Marsh, L. M., Spiegel, D. V. and F. W. E. Rowe (2000) Echinoderm fauna of the South China Sea: an inventory and analysis of distribution patterns. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplements 8, 459-493. 
Shigei, M. (1986) The sea urchins of Sagami Bay, collected his Majesty the Emperor of Japan. Biological Laboratory, Imperial Household, Tokyo. 173pp. 
Shigei, M. (1995) Echinoidea. In: Nishimura, S. (ed.), Guide to Seashore Animals of Japan with Color Pictures and Keys, vol. II. Hoikusha, Osaka, 538-552 (in Japanese).