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Massin, C. (1996). The Holothurians of Easter Island, Bull. KBIN, Brussels, Vol. 66: 151-178
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The holothurians collected during the "DIS RAPA NUI 270 Expeditions (27/11/1993 to 25/12/1993) at Easter Island are described together with all the species already mentioned from the Island. Nine species are known. Distribution, variability and endemism of these species are discussed.
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Aldabra for Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867) 
Chagos for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Comores for Euapta godeffroyi (Semper, 1868) 
Comores for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Comores for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Comores for Polycheira rufescens (Brandt, 1835) 
Comores for Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Madagascar for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Madagascar for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Madagascar for Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens (Brandt, 1835) 
Madagascar for Holothuria (Stauropora) hawaiiensis Fisher, 1907 
Madagascar for Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Mascarene Basin for Euapta godeffroyi (Semper, 1868) 
Mascarene Basin for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Mascarene Basin for Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Mauritius for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Mozambique for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Red Sea for Euapta godeffroyi (Semper, 1868) 
Red Sea for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Red Sea for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Red Sea for Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens (Brandt, 1835) 
Red Sea for Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867) 
Red Sea for Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
Seychelles for Euapta godeffroyi (Semper, 1868) 
Seychelles for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Seychelles for Holothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868 
Seychelles for Polycheira rufescens (Brandt, 1835) 
South Africa (country) for Chiridota rigida Semper, 1867 
South Africa (country) for Euapta godeffroyi (Semper, 1868) 
South Africa (country) for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
South Africa (country) for Polycheira rufescens (Brandt, 1835) 
Tanzania for Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867) 
Tanzania for Polycheira rufescens (Brandt, 1835) 
 Description

Also distributed in East Indies, Philippine and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Description

Only known from Hawaii before the record by Cherbonnier (1979). Distrubution: Madagascar, Tasman Sea, Great ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in Bonin-Inseln (Selenka, 1867) [details]

 Distribution

Widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific (Conand, 1998). Habitat: outer barrier reefs and passes, shallow seagrass ... [details]

 Holotype

?Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Port Louis, Mauritius (Rowe & ... [details]

 Remark

In Subgenus (Microthele) Brandt, 1835. Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type ... [details]

 Remark

In Subgenus (Theelothuria) Deichmann, 1958. Syntypes Natural History Museum, London (England) 1884.3.8.29 (1 ... [details]

 Remark

In Subgenus: (Gymnochirota). Subgeneric name suppressed in Rowe, 1969. [details]

 Remark

In Subgenus: (Lessonothuria) Deichmann, 1958 in Cherbonnier (1988); places in Subgenus (Stauropoda) Rowe, 1969 in ... [details]

 synonymy

original combination [details]

 synonymy

Regarded as a subgenus (Microthele) Brandt, 1835 [details]