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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretia planulata (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 214465

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 editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretia Gray, 1855
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipatagus mascareignarum Michelin, 1862 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipatagus planulatus (Lamarck, 1816) (transferred to Maretia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLovenia quadrimaculata Perrier, 1869 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretia fasciata Lambert & Thiery, 1924 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaretia ovata H.L. Clark, 1917 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus affinis Herklots, 1854 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus planulatus Lamarck, 1816 (transferred to Maretia)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangus praelongus Herklots, 1854 (subjective junior synonym)
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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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [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]
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (66 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Cylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, deposit feeder. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-60 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) EcEs5025. Type locality: Australian Seas (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214465
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Maretia planulata. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214465 on 2014-08-22
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