WoRMS taxon details

Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867)

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Synapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beiträge zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 17(2): 291-374, pls. XVII-XX., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45007590#page/321/mode/1up [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 (2021). Polyplectana kefersteinii (Selenka, 1867). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214608 on 2021-07-29
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  (of Synapta kefersteinii Selenka, 1867) Selenka, E. (1867). Beiträge zur Anatomie und Systematik der Holothurien. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 17(2): 291-374, pls. XVII-XX., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45007590#page/321/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Rowe, F. W. E.; Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. <em>In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia'.</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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]