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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766) 
AphiaID: 210677

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 editorDendrochirotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta Goldfuss, 1820
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinia dolichurum Pallas, 1766 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinia doliolum Pallas, 1766
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria discolor Théel, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta dolichurum (Pallas, 1766)
Sources  basis of record Thandar, A.S. (1991). The Cucumariid holothurians of southern Africa with the erection of a new genus. S. Afr. J. Zool. 26(3): 115 - 139. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa (inaccurate[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 Description: tube feet restricted to the ventral ambulacra but scattered dorsallly, bogy wall ossicles comprising multi-locular knobbed plates and shallow rugose 'baskets' with a basic quadri-locular design and 10 tentacles of more or less equal size (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: Sand, shell, rock, ?limestone, Phyllochaetopterus. Cryptofaunic or in rock crevices, from lower balanoid zone to 52 m (Thandar, 1991.
Also distributed in Ceylon (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type specie of Pentacta Goldfuss, 1820 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210677
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-07 09:04:06Z  created  Fondo, Esther
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). Pentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210677 on 2014-08-30
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