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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 213112

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata var. ceylonica Döderlein, 1920 (synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia varia Mortensen, 1925
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (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]

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata f. hermani A.M. Clark, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia herdmani A.M. Clark, 1953
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata var. ceylonica Döderlein, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata Müller & Troschel, 1842
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia maculata var. quinaria von Martens, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia quinaria von Martens, 1865
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSagami Bay [details]
South Africa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
South China Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth China Sea [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [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 editorCargados Carajos [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola affinis Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola similis Ho, 1982 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola longicauda Ho, 1982 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (54 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabian, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-134 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark ?Syntypes Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden (Netherlands) No. 539 (2 specimens). Type locality: Japan (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213112
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-08 05:13:24Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Luidia maculata Müller & Troschel, 1842. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213112 on 2014-08-01
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