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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridota rigida Semper, 1867 
AphiaID: 211010

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 editorApodida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridotidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridota (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridota Eschscholtz, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridota eximia Haacke, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiridota liberata Sluiter, 1887
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirodota amboinensis Ludwig, 1888
Sources  original description Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Habitat: Sand or Rock (Thandar & Rowe, 1989).
This species is mainly known from the Pacific Ocean, from Indonesia to Easter Island and from China and Hawaii to Northern Australia. There are two records from the Indian Ocean (North West Coast of Australia) by Marsh et al. (1993) and South Africa by Thandar & Rowe (1989) (Massin, 1996). Also recorded in East Indies, north Australia, Philippines and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-10 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes (probable) whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Bohol, Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Chiridota rigida Semper, 1867
Chiridota rigida Sempe...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211010
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-11 06:12:56Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-09-29 07:24:43Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 13:26:43Z  changed  Paulay, Gustav
  
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  Citation: Paulay, G. (2014). Chiridota rigida Semper, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211010 on 2014-10-25
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