WoRMS name details

Actinopyga plebeja (Selenka, 1867)

208950  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208950)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
WoRMS (2018). Actinopyga plebeja (Selenka, 1867). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208950 on 2018-04-19
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source of synonymy 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]   

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 

From other sources
synonymy Pearson (1913) and Panning (1929) considered this species to be a synonym of Holothuria (Actinopyga) miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833); in 1944 Panning treats it as a subspecies of A. echinites (Jaeger), together with A. crassa Panning. Cherbonnier (1955) believes that A. crassa and echinites rank as distinct species. Also Clark & Rowe (1971) consider that A. plebeja merits specific rank. [details]