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Mesothuria  Ludwig, 1894
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158376

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Allantis Hérouard, 1902
    Penichrothuria Heding, 1942
    Diplasiothuria Heding, 1942
    Mesites Ludwig, 1893
    Mesothuria (Diplasiothuria) Heding, 1942
    Mesothuria (Allantis) Hérouard, 1902
    Mesothuria (Penichrothuria) Heding, 1942
  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  
    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  
                   OrderHolothuriida Miller, Kerr, Paulau, Reich, Wilson, Caravajal & Rouse, 2017  
                      FamilyMesothuriidae Smirnov, 2012  
                         GenusMesothuria Ludwig, 1894  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Mesothuria abbreviata Koehler & Vaney, 1905  
                            Species Mesothuria bifurcata Hérouard, 1901  
                            Species Mesothuria carnosa Fisher, 1907  
                            Species Mesothuria cathedralis Heding, 1940  
                            Species Mesothuria crebrapedes Cherbonnier & Féral, 1981  
                            Species Mesothuria deani Mitsukuri, 1912  
                            Species Mesothuria edwardensis Massin, 1992  
                            Species Mesothuria gargantua Deichmann, 1930  
                            Species Mesothuria holothurioides Sluiter, 1901  
                            Species Mesothuria incerta Koehler & Vaney, 1905  
                            Species Mesothuria intestinalis (Ascanius, 1805)  
                            Species Mesothuria magellani (Ludwig, 1883)  
                            Species Mesothuria maroccana R. Perrier, 1898  
                            Species Mesothuria megapoda H. L. Clark, 1920  
                            Species Mesothuria milleri Gebruk & Solis-Marin in Gebruk, Solis-Marin, Billett, Rogacheva & Tyler, 2012  
                            Species Mesothuria multipes (Ludwig, 1893)  
                            Species Mesothuria multipora H. L. Clark, 1920  
                            Species Mesothuria murrayi (Théel, 1886)  
                            Species Mesothuria oktaknemoides Heding, 1940  
                            Species Mesothuria oktaknemus Sluiter, 1901  
                            Species Mesothuria regularia Heding, 1940  
                            Species Mesothuria roulei (Koehler, 1895)  
                            Species Mesothuria rugosa Hérouard, 1912  
                            Species Mesothuria squamosa Koehler & Vaney, 1905  
                            Species Mesothuria sufflava Cherbonnier & Féral, 1984  
                            Species Mesothuria verrilli (Théel, 1886)  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Mesothuria    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mesothuria   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Mesothuria   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ludwig, Hubert  
  Publication Date: 1894   
  Article/Chapter Title: Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer Albatross, during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z.L. Tanner, U.S.N., ...   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College, vol. 17, no. 3   
  Page(s): 183   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Mesothuria Ludwig, 1894 acquired on 15 October, 2015  



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