WoRMS taxon details

Bohadschia koellikeri (Semper, 1868)

210764  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210764)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofHolothuria koellikeri Semper, 1868) Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]   
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface...  
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface and often hold marine angiosperm leaves over the surface of the animal (cd. Tripneustes gratilla) (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
WoRMS (2018). Bohadschia koellikeri (Semper, 1868). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210764 on 2018-05-26
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
created
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2012-09-15 15:50:02Z
checked

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original description  (ofHolothuria koellikeri Semper, 1868) Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface and often hold marine angiosperm leaves over the surface of the animal (cd. Tripneustes gratilla) (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Remark Panning (1929) considered B. koellikeri (Semper) to be synonyms of B. vitiensis (Semper); in 1944 he treats it as subspecie of B. marmorata Jaeger. Clark & Rowe (1971) consider that B. koellikeri merits specific rank. [details]