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New apodid species from southern Australia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Apodida)
O'Loughlin, P.M.; VandenSpiegel, D. (2007). New apodid species from southern Australia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Apodida). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 64: 53-70
In: Memoirs of Museum Victoria. Museum Victoria: Melbourne. ISSN 1447-2546; e-ISSN 1447-2554
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Keywords
    Apodida [WoRMS]; Chiridotidae Östergren, 1898 [WoRMS]; Echinodermata [WoRMS]; Holothuroidea [WoRMS]; Myriotrochidae Théel, 1877 [WoRMS]
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Author keywords
    Echinodermata; Holothuroidea; Apodida; Chiridotidae; Myriotrochidae; new genus; new species; taxonomy; keys

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  • O'Loughlin, P.M.
  • VandenSpiegel, D.

Abstract
    A new chiridotid genus is erected: Archedota O’Loughlin gen. nov. In addition, seven apodid species, new to science, are described (O’Loughlin as author) for the rocky shallows, continental shelf and continental slope of southern Australia: chiridotids Archedota lapidea, Taeniogyrus papillis, Taeniogyrus tantulus, Trochodota epiphyka; myriotrochids Prototrochus burni, Prototrochus staplesi, Prototrochus taniae. Taeniogyrus heterosigmus Heding, Taeniogyrus roebucki (Joshua), Trochodota allani (Joshua) and Trochodota shepherdi Rowe are discussed. Keys are provided for southern Australian species of Taeniogyrus Semper and Trochodota Ludwig. A table is provided distinguishing Tasman Sea myriotrochid species.

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