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Pentacta  Goldfuss, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158300

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Actinia Pallas, 1766
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                   OrderDendrochirotida Grube, 1840  
                      FamilyCucumariidae Ludwig, 1894  
                         GenusPentacta Goldfuss, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Pentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766)  
                            Species Pentacta guinensis (Heding, 1943)  
                            Species Pentacta hedingi Panning, 1940  
                            Species Pentacta nipponensis H. L. Clark, 1938  
                            Species Pentacta panamensis Verrill, 1867  
                            Species Pentacta peterseni Ancona Lopez, 1965  
                            Species Pentacta verrucula Cherbonnier, 1988  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Pentacta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pentacta   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Pentacta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Goldfuss, Georg August / Schubert, G. H., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1820   
  Article/Chapter Title: Handbuch der Zoologie   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbuch der Naturgeschichte, zum Gebrauch bei Vorlesungen, third part, first division   
  Page(s): xlvi + 696   
  Publisher: Johann Leonhard Schrag   
  Publication Place: Nuremberg, Germany   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Pentacta Goldfuss, 1820 acquired on 15 October, 2015  
    Georg August Goldfuss described Pentacta Goldfuss, 1820 on page 177 of Handbuch der Zoologie. See  



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