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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga serratidens Pearson, 1903 
AphiaID: 208955

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
Sources  original description Pearson, J. (1903). Report on the Holothurioidea collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. Rep. on Ceylon Pearl Oyster Fisheries Pt. I: pp. 181-208. [details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga serratidens bannwarthi Panning, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga bannwarthi (Panning, 1944)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype CMS , locality Sri Lanka (lagoon inside the Reef, Galle) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus calcaratus Humes, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-5 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208955
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:03:44Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Actinopyga serratidens Pearson, 1903. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208955 on 2014-09-19
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