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Holothuria (Thymiosicya)  Pearson, 1914
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1078166

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
  Synonym(s): Thymiosycia Pearson, 1914
    Brandtothuria Deichmann, 1958
    Acolpos Brandt, 1835
    Paramicrothele Caso, 1965
    Thymiosicya Pearson, 1914
    Microthele (Paramicrothele) Caso, 1965
    Holothuria (Paramicrothele) Caso, 1965
    Sporadipus (Acolpos) Brandt, 1835
  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 (Thymiosicya) Pearson, 1914  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Holothuria altaturricula Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984  
                               Species Holothuria arenicola Semper, 1868  
                               Species Holothuria conusalba Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984  
                               Species Holothuria gracilis Semper, 1868  
                               Species Holothuria impatiens (Forsskål, 1775) – impatient sea cucumber 
                               Species Holothuria macroperona H. L. Clark, 1938  
                               Species Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1901  
                               Species Holothuria milloti Cherbonnier, 1988  
                               Species Holothuria minax Théel, 1886  
                               Species Holothuria remollescens Lampert, 1885  
                               Species Holothuria strigosa Selenka, 1867  
                               Species Holothuria thomasi Pawson & Caycedo, 1980 – tiger tail sea cucumber 
                               Species Holothuria truncata Lampert, 1885  
                               Species Holothuria unicolor Selenka, 1867  
                               Species Holothuria zihuatanensis (Caso, 1965)  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Holothuria (Thymiosicya)    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Holothuria (Thymiosicya)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pearson, Joseph  
  Publication Date: 1914   
  Article/Chapter Title: Proposed Re-classification of the Genera Mulleria and Holothuria   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Spolia Zeylanica, vol. 9, no. 35   
  Page(s): 163-172   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thandar, Ahmed S.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Additions to the aspidochirotid, molpadid and apodid holothuroids (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) from the east coast of southern Africa, with descriptions of new species.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 1414   
  Page(s): 1-62   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: eISSN 1175-5334; Available online at   
  Reference for: Holothuria (Thymiosicya)   

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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Holothuria (Thymiosycia) Pearson, 1914 acquired on 15 October, 2015  
    On page 171 of the original description Pearson (1914) provides the Greek used to derive the Latin name for the subgenus: Thymion = wart and sichyos = cucumber, yielding Thymiosicya  



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