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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga obesa (Selenka, 1867) 
AphiaID: 208945

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga Bronn, 1860
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria rugosa Saville-Kent, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria obesa Selenka, 1867
Sources  basis of record Cherbonnier, G. (1988). Echinodermes: Holothurides. Faune de Madagascar 70: 1-292. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga obesa palauensis Panning, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga palauensis Panning, 1944
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
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Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (17 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Philippine, China, south Japan and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Pacific, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA) No. 820. Type locality: Hawaiian Ils (as 'Sandwich Inseln') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208945
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-11-05 17:32:50Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Actinopyga obesa (Selenka, 1867). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208945 on 2014-07-31
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