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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
AphiaID: 208949

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 editorActinopyga miliaris var. zamboanganensis Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga polymorpha Saville-Kent, 1890
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria miliaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1834 (Basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuelleria miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard)
Sources  basis of record Pearson, J. (1914). Notes on the Holothurioidea of the Indian Ocean. II. The sub-genera Argiodia and Actinopyga. Spolia Zeylan. 9 (35): 173-190. [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga miliaris var. zamboanganensis Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus calcaratus Humes, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalypsarion leprum Humes & Ho, 1969 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLecanurius kossmannianus Humes, 1968 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus calcaratus Humes, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus campanulipes (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Appearance in life: mid brown surface with crached appearance like dried mud, sole white sharply demarcated from brown dorsal surface (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); tropical Inso-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: shallow waters; reef flats of fringing and lagoon-islet reefs, seagrass veds and rubble reef flats (Conand, 1998). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (lost). Type locality: Vanikoro Is. (Santa Cruz Ils.) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Actinopygia in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208949
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 10:30:23Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Actinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208949 on 2014-07-31
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