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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana Clark, 1908 
AphiaID: 206788

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 editorApodida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaptidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaptidae Burmeister, 1837
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPendekaplectana Heding, 1931
Sources  original description Clark, H. L. (1907). The Apodous Holothurians: A monograph of the Synaptidae and Molpadiidae. Including a report on the representatives of these families in the collections of the United States National Museum. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Inst., Cont. Knowl. 35(No. 1723): (1-231). [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana galatheae Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana grisea (Heding, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana kallipeplos Sluiter, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana longogranula Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana lumbricoides (Eschscholtz, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana nigra (Semper, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana oculata Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana samoae Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana sluiteri Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana tahitiensis Heding, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana unispicula Heding, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana zamboangae Heding, 1928
Environment marine
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Synapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Information regarding the synonymy of this genus under Synaptula in Clark, H.L. (1907) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206788
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2012-11-14 00:49:53Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
2013-06-07 07:51:19Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Polyplectana Clark, 1908. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206788 on 2014-08-30
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