WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867)

210835

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210835

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria nobilis 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark chocolate brown with...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark chocolate brown with large raised white areas adjacent to sole, tube feet milk white but background brown.
Some with commensal polynoid Gastrolepidia clavigera SCHMARDA, 1861 with mottled black and white scales (Humphreys, 1981).
The distribution of this species ranges from the Red Sea and Madagascar to Hawaii and Easter Island, and from Japan to Northern Australia and New Caledonia (Massin, 1996). Widespread in the tropical Indo-west Pacific, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates (1995) and Conand (1998)). Also recorded in Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995 Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: reef flats, slopes, shallow seagrass beds, depth range from surface down to 20 m. (Conand, 1998); rocky bottoms, depth range 5-45 m. (Massin, 1996). [details]
Paulay, G. (2010). Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis (Selenka, 1867). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210835 on 2017-11-19

Date
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
created
2000-09-29 10:30:23Z
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Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z
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2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria nobilis 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]   

basis of record Panning, A. (1941). Ueber einige Ostafrikanische Seewalzen und ihre eignung zur Trepanggewinnung. Thalassia IV (8): 1-18. [details]   

additional source Cherbonnier, G. (1988). Echinodermes: Holothurides. Faune de Madagascar 70: 1-292. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Massin, C. (1999). Reef-dwelling Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) of the Spermonde Archipelago (South-West Sulawesi, Indonesia). Zoologische Verhandelingen 329, Leiden. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Massin, C. (1996). The Holothurians of Easter Island, Bull. KBIN, Brussels, Vol. 66: 151-178 (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 editorMicrothele nobilis (Selenka, 1867)) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele nobilis (Selenka, 1867)) Massin, C. (1999). Reef-dwelling Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) of the Spermonde Archipelago (South-West Sulawesi, Indonesia). Zoologische Verhandelingen 329, Leiden. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrothele nobilis (Selenka, 1867)) Massin, C. (1996). The Holothurians of Easter Island, Bull. KBIN, Brussels, Vol. 66: 151-178 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria nobilis Selenka, 1867) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria nobilis Selenka, 1867) Massin, C. (1999). Reef-dwelling Holothuroidea (Echinodermata) of the Spermonde Archipelago (South-West Sulawesi, Indonesia). Zoologische Verhandelingen 329, Leiden. 144 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMülleria nobilis Selenka, 1867) Massin, C. (1996). The Holothurians of Easter Island, Bull. KBIN, Brussels, Vol. 66: 151-178 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: dark chocolate brown with large raised white areas adjacent to sole, tube feet milk white but background brown.
Some with commensal polynoid Gastrolepidia clavigera SCHMARDA, 1861 with mottled black and white scales (Humphreys, 1981).
The distribution of this species ranges from the Red Sea and Madagascar to Hawaii and Easter Island, and from Japan to Northern Australia and New Caledonia (Massin, 1996). Widespread in the tropical Indo-west Pacific, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates (1995) and Conand (1998)). Also recorded in Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995 Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: reef flats, slopes, shallow seagrass beds, depth range from surface down to 20 m. (Conand, 1998); rocky bottoms, depth range 5-45 m. (Massin, 1996). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus: (Microthele) Brandt, 1835. Type data: status and whereabotus undetermined. Type locality: 'Insula Guahan', NW Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Rowe (1969) places H. whitmaei Bell, 1887 as a synonym. [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichothuria mandibularis Stock, 1968 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaspis mixta Humes, 1975 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaspis mixta Humes, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus idoneus (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus sewelli Humes, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScambicornus subtilis (Humes & Cressey, 1961) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイシナマコ  [details]