WoRMS taxon details

Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867)

214608  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214608)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofSynapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374. [details]   
Description This species in known from the East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe,...  
Description This species in known from the East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Red Sea and Aldabra to Easter Island and from China to New Caledonia (Massin, 1996).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995); during day hides in crevices, at night foraging on the substrate (Massin, 1996).
General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Paacific Ocean, depth range 0-77 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
WoRMS (2018). Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867). Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214608 on 2018-04-25
Date
action
by
1997-04-04 05:05:35Z
created
2000-09-29 10:30:23Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
checked

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original description  (ofSynapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beitrage zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. Der Philosophischen Facultat zu Gottingen in December 1866, als Dissertation vorgelegt.: pp. 291-374. [details]   

basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description This species in known from the East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Red Sea and Aldabra to Easter Island and from China to New Caledonia (Massin, 1996).
Ecology: benthic, continental shelf, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995); during day hides in crevices, at night foraging on the substrate (Massin, 1996).
General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west-central Paacific Ocean, depth range 0-77 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Remark Syntypes Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) No. 415 (6 specimens). Type locality: Hawaiian Islands (as Sandwich Inseln) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
P. kefersteini in Tortonese (1977) and Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]