WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapta 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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This species in known from the East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
Paulay, G. (2010). Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214608 on 2018-01-21

Date
action
by
1997-04-04 05:05:35Z
created
2000-09-29 10:30:23Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapta 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark 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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapticola teres Voigt, 1892 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynapticola teres Voigt, 1892 (parasitic: endoparasitic)