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Holothuria impatiens  (Forsskål, 1775)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158328

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Fistularia impatiens Forsskål, 1775
    Holothuria fulva Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
    Holothuria ophidiana Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
    Holothuria botellus Selenka, 1867
    Holothuria impatiens pulchra H. L. Clark, 1921
    Holothuria impatiens lutea H. L. Clark, 1921
    Holothuria impatiens concolor H. L. Clark, 1921
    Holothuria impatiens bicolor H. L. Clark, 1938
  Common Name(s): impatient sea cucumber [English]
  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  
                               SpeciesHolothuria impatiens (Forsskål, 1775) – impatient sea cucumber  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Holothuria impatiens    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Holothuria impatiens, impatient sea cucumber [English]   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Holothuria impatiens   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Deichmann, Elisabeth  
  Publication Date: 1930   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Holothurians of the Western Part of the Atlantic Ocean   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, vol. 71, no. 3   
  Page(s): 43-226   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Holothuria impatiens   
  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: Holothuria impatiens   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Solís-Marín, F. A., J. A. Arriaga-Ochoa, A. Laguarda-Figueras, S. C. Frontana-Uribe, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Holoturoideos (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) del Golfo de California   
  Page(s): 175   
  Publisher: Jiménez Editores e Impresores   
  Publication Place: México   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-607-7607-16   
  Reference for: Holothuria impatiens   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Eastern Atlantic Ocean  
    Indo-West Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  



  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Holothuria (Thymiosycia) impatiens (Forskål, 1775) acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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