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Cucumaria frondosa  (Gunnerus, 1767)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158195

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cucumaria pentactes (O. F. Müller, 1776)
    Cucumaria assimilis Düben & Koren, 1846
    Holothuria pentacta Gmelin, 1791
    Holothuria grandis Forbes & Goodsir, 1839
    Holothuria frondosa Gunnerus, 1767
    Holothuria fucicola Forbes & Goodsir, 1839
    Holothuria pentactes Linnaeus, 1767
    Holothuria pentactes O. F. Müller, 1776
    Botryodactyla grandis Ayres, 1851
    Botryodactyla affinis Ayres, 1852
    Cucumaria frondosa mediterranea Semper, 1868
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          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  
                   OrderDendrochirotida Grube, 1840  
                      FamilyCucumariidae Ludwig, 1894  
                         GenusCucumaria de Blainville, 1830  
                            SpeciesCucumaria frondosa (Gunnerus, 1767)  
    Direct Children:  
                               Subspecies Cucumaria frondosa frondosa (Gunnerus, 1767)  
                               Subspecies Cucumaria frondosa japonica Semper, 1868  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Austin H.  
  Publication Date: 1922   
  Article/Chapter Title: Results of the Hudson Bay Expedition, 1920 III The Echinoderms   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Contributions to Canadian Biology, vol. 1, no. 2   
  Page(s): 21-25   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Levin, Valery S., and Elena N. Gudimova  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomic interrelationships of holothurians Cucumaria frondosa and C. japonica (Dendochirotida, Cucumariidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin, no. 13   
  Page(s): 24-32   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: English translation from French   
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pawson, David L.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: Marine Flora and Fauna of the Northeastern United States. Echinodermata: Holothuroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular 405   
  Page(s): iii + 15   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Cucumaria frondosa   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Eastern Atlantic Ocean  



  Comment: Pawson (1977) lists the year of description as (Gunnerus, 1770)  
    LSID associated with the scientific name Cucumaria frondosa (Gunnerus, 1767) acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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