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Actinopyga varians  (Selenka, 1867)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1078974

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Holothuria guamensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
    Muelleria varians Selenka, 1867
  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  
                         GenusActinopyga Bronn, 1860  
                            SpeciesActinopyga varians (Selenka, 1867)  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay   
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Actinopyga varians    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Actinopyga varians   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Michonneau, Francois, Giomar Helena Borrero-Perez, Magali Honey, Kamarul Rahim Kamarudin, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: The littoral sea cucumbers (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) of Guam re-assessed - a diversity curve that still does not asymptote   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cahiers de Biologie Marine, vol. 54, no. 4   
  Page(s): 531-540   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-9723   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Actinopyga varians   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Actinopyga varians (Selenka, 1867) acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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