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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Fistularia) hilla Lesson, 1830 
AphiaID: 210867

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 (Fistularia) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Fistularia) hilla (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Mertensiothuria) hilla Lesson, 1830
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Fistularia)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolothuria (Psolus) monacaria Lesson, 1830
Sources  original description Lesson, René P. 1830. Centurie zoologique, ou Choix d'animaux rares, nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus; enrichi de planches inédites, dessinées d'après nature par M. Prætre, gravées et coloriées avec le plus grand soin. F.G. Levrault. Paris & Strasbourg, available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.41400 [details]

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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 editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Appearance in life: shaggy tentacles white in reflected light and pale blue in transmitted colour of ventral and dorsal surfaces mid brown with white papillae, where body wall expanded the papillae expand to translucent white patches (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Australia inKalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995); SE Arabia; Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan, South Pacific Is.aAnd Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); India (Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); from the Red Sea to Hawaii (Tortonese, 1980); tropical Indo-west Pacific Ocean (also Panama), depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In Subgenus (Thymiosycia) Pearson, 1914. Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Borobora Is., southwest Pacific Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210867
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2010-10-06 06:59:29Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
2010-10-14 13:48:44Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Holothuria (Fistularia) hilla Lesson, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210867 on 2014-11-26
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