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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria altimensis Clark, 1921 
AphiaID: 210844

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been 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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Platyperona) difficilis Semper, 1868
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria Linnaeus, 1767
Sources  original description Clark, H.L. (1921). The echinoderm fauna of Torres Strait: its composition and its origin. Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institute 10: vi + 223, 38 pls. [details]

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Regarded as a Subgenus (Platyperona) Rowe, 1969. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Placed in synonymy with H. difficilis Semper by Deichmann (1938). Valid species according to Cherbonnier (1988).
Holotype in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 1009. Type locality: southeastern reef flat, Murray Is. (as Mer, Murray Ils), Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210844
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-12-23 14:38:49Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 13:48:44Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Holothuria altimensis Clark, 1921. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210844 on 2014-04-19
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