WoRMS taxon details

Actinopyga obesa (Selenka, 1867)

208945  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208945)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofMülleria obesa Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374. [details]   
Distribution Also distributed in Philippine, China, south Japan and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).  
Distribution 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]
WoRMS (2018). Actinopyga obesa (Selenka, 1867). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208945 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
1997-11-05 17:32:50Z
created
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
checked

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original description  (ofHolothuria rugosa Saville-Kent, 1890) Saville-Kent, W., 1890. Bêche-de-mer and pearl-shell fisheries of northern Queensland. Queensland Government Publisher, Brisbane. 8 pps. 2 pls. [details]   

original description  (ofMülleria obesa Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374. [details]   

basis of record Cherbonnier, G. (1988). Echinodermes: Holothurides. Faune de Madagascar 70: 1-292. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Samyn, Y.; Vandenspiegel, D.; Massin, C. (2006). A new Indo-West Pacific species of Actinopyga (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae). Zootaxa. 1138: 53-68., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.1138.1.3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (HKRMS) Clark, A. M. (1982). Echinoderms of Hong Kong. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: 485-501. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Distribution 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]

Holotype Holotype Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge (USA) No. 820. Type locality: Hawaiian Ils (as 'Sandwich Inseln') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]