WoRMS taxon details

Bohadschia koellikeri (Semper, 1868)

210764  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210764)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holothuria koellikeri Semper, 1868) Semper, C. (1867-1868). Holothurien. In: Semper, C., ed.: <em>Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band.</em> Leipzig: W. Engelmann. iv + 288 pp., 40 pls. [1867 = pp. 1-70, pls. 1-15; 1867/(1868) = pp. 71-100, pls. 16-25; 1868 = pp. 101-288, pls. 26-40]., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11687 [details]   
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface...  
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface and often hold marine angiosperm leaves over the surface of the animal (cd. Tripneustes gratilla) (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]
WoRMS (2021). Bohadschia koellikeri (Semper, 1868). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210764 on 2021-01-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
created
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2012-09-15 15:50:02Z
checked

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original description  (of Holothuria koellikeri Semper, 1868) Semper, C. (1867-1868). Holothurien. In: Semper, C., ed.: <em>Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. Zweiter Theil. Wissenschaftliche Resultate. Erster Band.</em> Leipzig: W. Engelmann. iv + 288 pp., 40 pls. [1867 = pp. 1-70, pls. 1-15; 1867/(1868) = pp. 71-100, pls. 16-25; 1868 = pp. 101-288, pls. 26-40]., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11687 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. <em>Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History).</em> London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colour in life: bold camouflage pattern in deep brown and beige, tube feet spread over surface give white dotted surface and often hold marine angiosperm leaves over the surface of the animal (cd. Tripneustes gratilla) (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Remark Panning (1929) considered B. koellikeri (Semper) to be synonyms of B. vitiensis (Semper); in 1944 he treats it as subspecie of B. marmorata Jaeger. Clark & Rowe (1971) consider that B. koellikeri merits specific rank. [details]