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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Theelothuria) spinifera Théel, 1886 
AphiaID: 210860

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 (Theelothuria) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Theelothuria) Deichmann, 1958
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria spinifera Théel, 1886
Sources  original description Théel, H. (1886). Report on the Holothurioidea dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. Chall. Rep. Zool. No. xxxix: 290 pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also recorded from the Philippines, Iranian Gulf and Ceylon (Heding, 1940); Persian Gulf, Ceylon, north Australia and Philippine (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 32-60 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus: (Theelothuria) Deichmann, 1958. Holotype Natural History Museum, London (England) 1886.10.2.161. Type locality: Philippines (11°37'S 123°31'E) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Holothuria spinifera in Heding (1940). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210860
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 (Theelothuria) spinifera Théel, 1886. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210860 on 2014-07-22
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