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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele Brandt, 1835 
AphiaID: 204201

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidochirotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuriidae (Family)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) Brandt, 1835
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) maculata Brandt, 1835 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuriidae Burmeister, 1837
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgiodia Pearson, 1914
Sources  original description Brandt, JF., 1835. Echinodermata ordo Holothurina. Pp. 42-62. In: Prodromus Descriptionis Animalium ab H. Mertensio in Orbis Terrarum Circumnavigatione Observatorum. Fasc. I: 75 pps. Petropoli. [details]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele (Paramicrothele)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele (Paramicrothele) zihuatanensis Caso, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Thymiosycia) zihuatanensis Caso, 1964

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele difficilis (Semper, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele nobilis (Selenka, 1867) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867)
Environment marine
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Holothuria (Microthele) maculata Brandt, 1835 (=Muelleria nobilis Selenka, 1867) by subsequent designation by Clark & Rowe (1967) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). TaxRems
Type species: Holothuria sanctori Delle Chiaje, 1823. In Subgenus: (Platyperona) of the genus Holothuria with type species: Holothuria difficilis Semper, 1868 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Regarded as a Subgenus: (Microthele) Brandt, 1835 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204201
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Date   action   by
1999-06-18 09:50:15Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2007-07-10 07:31:36Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2012-11-15 00:36:24Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
2013-06-07 07:51:19Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Microthele Brandt, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204201 on 2014-08-20
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