WoRMS taxon details

Chiridota rigida Semper, 1867

211010  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211010)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]   
Description Habitat: Sand or Rock (Thandar & Rowe, 1989).
This species is mainly known from the Pacific Ocean, from Indonesia to...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2018). Chiridota rigida Semper, 1867. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=211010 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
1998-08-11 06:12:56Z
created
2000-09-29 07:24:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 13:26:43Z
changed

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original description Semper, C. (1868). Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band. Holothurien. Hefte iv. and v: Unpaginated. [details]   

original description  (ofChiridota eximia Haacke, 1880) Haacke, W. (1880). Holothurien. In: Beitrage zur Meeresfauna der Inseln Mauritsius und der Seychellen bearbeit von K. Moebius, F. Richters und von Mertens nach Sammlungen angelegt auf einer reise nach Mauritsius von Moebius. Berlin. [details]   

original description  (ofChirodota amboinensis Ludwig, 1888) Ludwig, H. (1888). Die von Dr. J. Brock im Indischen Archipel gesammelten Holothurien. Zool. Jahrb. iii: pp. 805-820. [details]   

original description  (ofChiridota liberata Sluiter, 1887) Sluiter CP. 1887. Die Evertebraten aus der Sammlung des Königlichen Naturwissenschaftlicher Vereins in Niederländisch Indien in Batavia. Die Echinodermen. 1. Holothuroidea. Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië. 47, 8e Serie. 8: 181-220, 2 pls. [details]   

basis of record Thandar, A.S. & F.W.E. Rowe (1989). New species and new records of apodous holothurians (Echinodermata, Holothuroidea) from southern Africa. Zoologica Scripta 18(1): 145 - 155. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChiridota eximia Haacke, 1880) Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description 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]

Remark Syntypes (probable) whereabouts undetermined. Type locality: Bohol, Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]