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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocucumis africana (Semper, 1867) 
AphiaID: 210950

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 editorDendrochirotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerodactylidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocucumis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocucumis Deichmann, 1944
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria africana Semper, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria assimilis Bell, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrcula cucumiformis Semper, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllophorus transvectus Sluiter, 1914
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocucumis africana (Semper)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocucumis theeli Ludwig, 1887
Sources  basis of record Tortonese, E. (1980). Researches on the coast of Somalia. Littoral Echinodermata. Monitore zoologico italiano NS Supplemento XIII 5: 99-139. (look up in IMIS[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 editorKenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (15 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: pinkish blue overall (Humphreys, 1981). Colour brown, more or less dark and uniform; two specimens are much lighter underside, one of them almost whitish (Tortonese, 1980).
General distribution: western Indian Ocean and from the Gulf of Bengala to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); throughout the Indian Ocean, Indonesia and Western Pacific Islands (Thandar, 1989); tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, intertidal waters (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also distributed in Maldive area, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, suspension feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In family Phyllophoridae in Tortonese (1980) and Clark & Rowe (1971).
Syntypes Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu Berlin, Berlin (Germany) (3 specimens). Type locality: Querimba Islands, Mozambique (Rowe & Gates, 1995). Holotype in ?Germany (Thandar, 1989). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210950
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 07:24:43Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z  checked  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Afrocucumis africana (Semper, 1867). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210950 on 2014-08-01
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