WoRMS taxon details

Holothuria (Mertensiothuria) fuscorubra Théel, 1886

210889  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210889)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
WoRMS (2018). Holothuria (Mertensiothuria) fuscorubra Théel, 1886. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210889 on 2018-05-27
Date
action
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1999-05-30 21:23:51Z
created
2000-09-22 07:17:05Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2007-07-03 13:16:59Z
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2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (ofHolothuria fusco-rubra Théel, 1886) 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]   

basis of record Deichmann, E. (1948). The Holothurian fauna of South Africa. Annals of the Natal Museum 11 (2): 325-376 [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]   
From other sources
Ecology Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific, shallow waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark In Subgenus (Mertensiothuria) Deichmann, 1958. Holotype Natural History Museum, London (England) 1886.10.2.173. Type locality: Hawaiian Ils (as 'Sandwich Islands') (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Synonymy According to Deichmann (1948) <234> Holothuria fuscorubra is a junior synonym of Holothuria leucospilota (brandt, 1835) [details]