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Molpadia  Cuvier, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 158493

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Trochostoma Danielssen & Koren, 1879
    Embolus Selenka, 1867
    Paramolpadia Heding, 1935
    Haplodactyla Grube, 1840
    Ankyroderma Danielssen & Koren, 1881
    Pseudomolpadia Heding, 1931
    Eumolpadia Heding, 1935
    Paratrochostoma Heding, 1935
    Molpadia (Paramolpadia) Heding, 1935
  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  
                   OrderMolpadida Haeckel, 1896  
                      FamilyMolpadiidae J. Müller, 1850  
                         GenusMolpadia Cuvier, 1817  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Molpadia abyssicola Pawson, 1977  
                            Species Molpadia acutum (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia africana (Ludwig, 1935)  
                            Species Molpadia agassizii (Théel, 1886)  
                            Species Molpadia amorpha H. L. Clark, 1908  
                            Species Molpadia andamanensis (Walsh, 1891)  
                            Species Molpadia angulata (Hérouard, 1923)  
                            Species Molpadia antarctica (Théel, 1886)  
                            Species Molpadia arctica (von Marenzeller, 1878)  
                            Species Molpadia arenicola (Stimpson, 1857)  
                            Species Molpadia barbouri Deichmann, 1940  
                            Species Molpadia blakei (Théel, 1886)  
                            Species Molpadia borealis M. Sars, 1859  
                            Species Molpadia brevicaudata (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia capensis Heding, 1935  
                            Species Molpadia changi Pawson & Liao, 1992  
                            Species Molpadia clarki Ohshima, 1915  
                            Species Molpadia concolor (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia contortum (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia cubana Deichmann, 1940  
                            Species Molpadia diomediae (Mitsukuri, 1912)  
                            Species Molpadia diploa Heding, 1935  
                            Species Molpadia discors Pawson, 1977  
                            Species Molpadia dispar (Sluiter, 1901)  
                            Species Molpadia dissimilis H. L. Clark, 1909  
                            Species Molpadia ecalcarea (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia elongata (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia eltaninae Pawson, 1977  
                            Species Molpadia gephyra Sluiter, 1914  
                            Species Molpadia granulata (Ludwig, 1893)  
                            Species Molpadia guangdongensis Pawson & Liao, 1992  
                            Species Molpadia hirta (Ludwig, 1935)  
                            Species Molpadia hispida Ludwig, 1935  
                            Species Molpadia holothurioides Cuvier, 1817  
                            Species Molpadia infesta Ohshima, 1915  
                            Species Molpadia inflata (Augustin, 1908)  
                            Species Molpadia intermedia (Ludwig, 1893)  
                            Species Molpadia lenticula (Cherbonnier & Féral, 1981)  
                            Species Molpadia liska Pawson, 1977  
                            Species Molpadia magdae O'Loughlin, 2013  
                            Species Molpadia maroccana (R. Perrier, 1898)  
                            Species Molpadia millardae Thandar, 1999  
                            Species Molpadia musculus Risso, 1827  
                            Species Molpadia niasica (Ludwig, 1935)  
                            Species Molpadia oolitica (Pourtalès, 1851)  
                            Species Molpadia orientalis (Savel'eva, 1933)  
                            Species Molpadia parva (H. L. Clark, 1908)  
                            Species Molpadia parvacauda (Cherbonnier, 1965)  
                            Species Molpadia parvulum (Cherbonnier & Féral, 1981)  
                            Species Molpadia paupera (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia perforata (Sluiter, 1901)  
                            Species Molpadia polymorpha (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia roretzii (von Marenzeller, 1878)  
                            Species Molpadia scabrum (Sluiter, 1901)  
                            Species Molpadia spinosa (Ludwig, 1893)  
                            Species Molpadia thandari Samyn & VandenSpiegel, 2016  
                            Species Molpadia triforia (Cherbonnier, 1965)  
                            Species Molpadia turgida Verrill, 1879  
                            Species Molpadia undulata (Koehler & Vaney, 1905)  
                            Species Molpadia violacea Studer, 1876  

  Expert: Gustav Paulay  
  Notes: Curator of Marine Malacology, University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History (FLMNH), Gainesville, Florida, 32611, USA   
  Reference for: Molpadia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Molpadia   
  Source: WoRMS - World List of Holothuroidea, database (version 15/10/2015)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Reference for: Molpadia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cuvier, Georges  
  Publication Date: 1817   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base a l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction a l'anatomie comparée, vol. 4   
  Page(s): viii + 255   
  Publisher: Chez Déterville   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  Notes: Available online via Biodiversity Heritage Library at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thandar, Ahmed S.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Additions to the aspidochirotid, molpadid and apodid holothuroids (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) from the east coast of southern Africa, with descriptions of new species.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 1414   
  Page(s): 1-62   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: eISSN 1175-5334; Available online at   
  Reference for: Molpadia   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: LSID associated with the scientific name Molpadia Cuvier, 1817 acquired on 15 October, 2015  
    Molpadia Risso, 1826 is a junior homonym of Molpadia Cuvier, 1817  



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