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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma spectabilis Fisher, 1907 
AphiaID: 210712

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 editorApodida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynaptidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma spectabilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma Fisher, 1907
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma Fisher, 1907
Sources  original description Fisher, W. K. (1907). The Holothurians of the Hawaiian Islands. Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Inst, U. S. Nation. Mus., Proc. 32: (637-744). [details] [full text]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpheodesoma spectabilis var. puerto-galerae Domantay, 1933 (nomen dubium, Opheodesoma unidentified)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya (doubtful[details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola holothuriae (Ummerkutty, 1962) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 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 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: deep brown above becoming greyish below, in contracted state becomes red-brown (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Hawaii.
Type specie of the genus Opheodesoma Fisher, 1907 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210712
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Date   action   by
1997-11-12 21:36:03Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
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). Opheodesoma spectabilis Fisher, 1907. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210712 on 2014-12-22
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