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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) 
AphiaID: 208956

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 mauritiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuelleria mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard)
Sources  basis of record Bell, F.J. (1884). Echinodermata. In: R.W. Coppinger (ed): Report on the Zoological Collections made in the indo-pacific Ocean during the voyage of HMS Alert, 1881-2. London. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [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 editorReunion [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 campanulipes (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalypsarion leprum Humes & Ho, 1969 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus campanulipes (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPreherrmannella campanulipes Humes & Cressey, 1961 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 7 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 Colour in life: when contracted is deep chocolate brown and creviced surface; crevices bordered with light grey border; uniformly deep brown immediately surrounding cloaca; grey below (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in W India, Pakistan, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific IS. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Widely distributed in the tropical Indo-Pacific; from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder H. martensii in Pearson, 1910. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Sybtypes Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (3 specimens). Type locality: Mauritius, Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208956
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-21 11:31:59Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Actinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208956 on 2014-07-11
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