WoRMS taxon details

Actinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

208949  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208949)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holothuria miliaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy J.R.C. & Gaimard J.P. (1832-1835). <i>Voyage de découvertes de l'"Astrolabe" exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie.</i> 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. Paris: Tastu. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2132 [details]   
Description Appearance in life: mid brown surface with crached appearance like dried mud, sole white sharply demarcated from brown...  
Description Appearance in life: mid brown surface with crached appearance like dried mud, sole white sharply demarcated from brown dorsal surface (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); tropical Inso-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: shallow waters; reef flats of fringing and lagoon-islet reefs, seagrass veds and rubble reef flats (Conand, 1998). [details]
WoRMS (2019). Actinopyga miliaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208949 on 2019-10-19
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
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2000-09-29 10:30:23Z
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Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (of Holothuria miliaris Quoy & Gaimard, 1834) Quoy J.R.C. & Gaimard J.P. (1832-1835). <i>Voyage de découvertes de l'"Astrolabe" exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826-1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d'Urville. Zoologie.</i> 1: i-l, 1-264; 2(1): 1-321 [1832]; 2(2): 321-686 [1833]; 3(1): 1-366 [1834]; 3(2): 367-954 [1835]; Atlas (Mollusques): pls 1-93 [1833]. Paris: Tastu. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2132 [details]   

original description  (of Actinopyga polymorpha Saville-Kent, 1890) Saville-Kent, W., 1890. Bêche-de-mer and pearl-shell fisheries of northern Queensland. Queensland Government Publisher, Brisbane. 8 pps. 2 pls. [details]   

original description  (of Actinopyga miliaris var. zamboanganensis Domantay, 1953) Cherbonnier, G.; Féral, J. P. (1984). Les Holothuries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Deuxième contribution (Première partie: Synallactidae et Holothuridae). <em>Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle de Paris.</em> 6(3): 659-700. [details]   

basis of record Pearson, J. (1914). Notes on the Holothurioidea of the Indian Ocean. II. The sub-genera Argiodia and Actinopyga. Spolia Zeylan. 9 (35): 173-190. [details]   

additional source Ludwig, H. (1899). Echinodermen des Sansibargebietes. <em>Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, Bonn.</em> 21(1): 537-563., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26416428 [details]   

additional source Samyn, Y.; Vandenspiegel, D.; Massin, C. (2006). A new Indo-West Pacific species of Actinopyga (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1138: 53-68., available online at http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.1138.1.3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Appearance in life: mid brown surface with crached appearance like dried mud, sole white sharply demarcated from brown dorsal surface (Humphreys, 1981).
Also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958) and Rowe & Gates (1995); Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971).; India (Sastry, 1996).
General distribution: Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958); tropical Inso-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Habitat: shallow waters; reef flats of fringing and lagoon-islet reefs, seagrass veds and rubble reef flats (Conand, 1998). [details]

Holotype Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (lost). Type locality: Vanikoro Is. (Santa Cruz Ils.) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Actinopygia in Kalk (1958). [details]
 

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Japanese チリメンナマコ  [details]
Swahili (individual language) kijino mweusi  [details]