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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) martensii Semper, 1868 
AphiaID: 210812

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 editorHolothuria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria bowensis Ludwig, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria Martensii Semper, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria subverta Clark, 1921
Sources  original description Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Amboina, Celebes and Banda (Pearson, 1910); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-100 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Holotype (probable) Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany). Type locality: Amboina, Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Rowe (1969) places H. subverta as a synonym.
H. martensii in Pearson, 1910. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210812
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2010-10-06 09:23:00Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Holothuria (Metriatyla) martensii Semper, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210812 on 2014-10-21
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