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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833 
AphiaID: 210813

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
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetriatyla Rowe, 1969
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Holothuria) scabra Jaeger, 1833
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) fuligina Cherbonnier, 1988
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) tigris Brandt, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria albida Savigny in Selenka, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria gallensis Pearson, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria saecularis Bell, 1887
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) scabra var. versicolor Conand, 1986 (nomen nudum)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichothuria mandibularis Stock, 1968 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus affinis Ho, 1982 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus pectinis Ho & Kim I.H., 1990 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus idoneus (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: brown with small white spots dorsally, or a few pale blotches, sides becoming pale and sole milky white.
Often with commensal portunid Lissocarcinus orbicularis varying from brown carapuce to large brown reticulation on white back-ground, usually 2-4 individuals; also usually with commensal polynoid Gastrolepidia clavigera SCHMARDA (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Celebes (Selenka, 1867); Philippines and Fiji (Pearson, 1910), India (Sastry, 1996); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); widespread in the tropical Indo-Pacific (Conand, 1998).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species of the Subgenus: (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969. Type data: status and whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Sulawesi (as Celebes), Indonesia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210813
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2010-10-08 06:02:59Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210813 on 2014-07-29
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