WoRMS taxon details

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

210813  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210813)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: brown with small white spots...  
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]
Paulay, G. (2010). Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra Jaeger, 1833. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210813 on 2017-12-17

Date
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z
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2010-10-08 06:02:59Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) tigris Brandt, 1835) Brandt, J. F. (1835). Echinodermata ordo Holothurina. In: Prodromus Descriptionis Animalium ab H. Mertensio in Orbis Terrarum Circumnavigatione Observatorum. Fasc. I: 75 pps. Petropoli. pp. 42-62., available online at https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=9-KK6BsniXcC&printsec=frontcover&dq=Prodromus+descriptionis+animalium&hl=ja&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwizw_SfnKHVAhVIwbwKHafKCwYQ6AEILTAB#v=onepage&q=Prodromus%20descriptionis%20animalium&f=false [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) fuligina Cherbonnier, 1988) Cherbonnier, G. (1988). Echinodermes: Holothurides. Faune de Madagascar 70: 1-292. (look up in IMIS[details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria saecularis Bell, 1887) Bell, F. J. (1887). Studies in the Holothuroidea. vi. Description of New Species. Proc. Zool. Soc.: pp. 531-534. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria gallensis Pearson, 1903) Pearson, J. (1903). Report on the Holothurioidea collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. Rep. on Ceylon Pearl Oyster Fisheries Pt. I: pp. 181-208. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria albida Savigny in Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Holothuria) scabra Jaeger, 1833) Jaeger, G.F. (1833). De Holothuriis. Turici. 40 pp. [details]   

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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) tigris Brandt, 1835) Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Metriatyla) fuligina Cherbonnier, 1988) Cherbonnier, G. (1988). Echinodermes: Holothurides. Faune de Madagascar 70: 1-292. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (HKRMS) Wai, T. C., Ng, W. C., Leung, K. M. Y. & Williams, G. A. (2011). Stock and ecological status of echinoderms in Hong Kong: evaluation of effectiveness of marine protected areas using sea urchins as model organism. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

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 idoneus (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus pectinis Ho & Kim I.H., 1990 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハネジナマコ  [details]