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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria Perrier E., 1886 
AphiaID: 123474

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrochirotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuriidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria talismani Perrier E., 1886 (type by subsequent designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuriidae Heding, 1942
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuriidae Heding, 1942
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaerothuria Ludwig, 1893
Sources  original description Perrier, E., 1886. Les explorations sous-marines: i-iv, 1-352. Librairie Hachette et Cie., Paris. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria bitentaculata (Ludwig, 1893)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria talismani Perrier E., 1886 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria talismani talismani E. Perrier, 1886 (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria attenuata Perrier E., 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYpsilothuria bitentaculata attenuata E. Perrier, 1886
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Heding (1942) recognized only two species in this genus, namely Ypsilothuria talismani E. Perrier and Ypsilothuria bitentaculata (Ludwig). According to him, Y. talismani has two Atlantic varieties (subspecies) whereas Y. bitentaculata has one Atlantic and two Indo-Pacific varieties (subspecies). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123474
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2013-06-10 06:35:23Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
2013-06-10 13:49:52Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Ypsilothuria Perrier E., 1886. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123474 on 2014-04-20
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