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Holothuria (Metriatyla)  Rowe, 1969
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1078162

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
  Synonym(s): Metriatyla Rowe, 1969
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumEchinozoa Haeckel, 1895  
                ClassHolothuroidea  – holotúria, pepino do mar, cocombres de mer, sea cucumbers  
                   OrderHolothuriida Miller, Kerr, Paulau, Reich, Wilson, Caravajal & Rouse, 2017  
                      FamilyHolothuriidae Burmeister, 1837  
                         GenusHolothuria Linnaeus, 1767  
                            SubgenusHolothuria (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Holothuria aculeata Semper, 1868  
                               Species Holothuria albiventer Semper, 1868  
                               Species Holothuria alex Samyn, 2016  
                               Species Holothuria brauni Helfer, 1912  
                               Species Holothuria conica H. L. Clark, 1938  
                               Species Holothuria horrida Massin, 1987  
                               Species Holothuria keesingi O'Loughlin, 2016  
                               Species Holothuria lessoni Massin, Uthicke, Purcell, Rowe & Samyn, 2009  
                               Species Holothuria martensii Semper, 1868  
                               Species Holothuria scabra Jaeger, 1833 – sand fish 
                               Species Holothuria submersa Sluiter, 1901  
                               Species Holothuria tortonesei Cherbonnier, 1979  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Holothuria (Metriatyla)    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Holothuria (Metriatyla)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rowe, Francis Winston Edric  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of the family Holothuriidae (Holothurioidea: Aspidochirotida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology, vol. 18, no. 4   
  Page(s): 117-170   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Holothuria (Metriatyla) Rowe, 1969 acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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