WoRMS taxon details

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

208956

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accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria mauritiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1834–1835). Voyage de découvertes de l’Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sur le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. J. Tastu, Paris. Zoologie, Mollusques. 3: 1-366 (1834), 367–954 (1835), atlas 107 pls. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: when contracted is deep...  
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]
Paulay, G. (2010). Actinopyga mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208956 on 2017-11-18

Date
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
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2000-09-21 11:31:59Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria mauritiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy, J.R.C.; Gaimard, J.P. (1834–1835). Voyage de découvertes de l’Astrolabe exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sur le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. J. Tastu, Paris. Zoologie, Mollusques. 3: 1-366 (1834), 367–954 (1835), atlas 107 pls. [details]   

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]   

additional source Tortonese, E. (1980). Researches on the coast of Somalia. Littoral Echinodermata. Monitore zoologico italiano NS Supplemento XIII 5: 99-139. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. Abhandl. d. Senckenb. naturf. Ges., Bonn, Vol. 21(1): 537 - 563. (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 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuelleria mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard)) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuelleria mauritiana (Quoy & Gaimard)) Cherbonnier, G. (1951). Holothuries de l'Institut Royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique. IRSNB Mem. 2ieme Serie, Fasc. 41. 65 pp, 28pl. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorクリイロナマコ  [details]