WoRMS taxon details

Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

210909  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210909)

accepted
Species
Stichopus unituberculatus (Not a Q & G species, but so cited in Selenka in synonymy of monotuberculatus, attributed to both Quoy & Gaimard and Brandt)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Holothuria monotuberculata 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 Also recorded in SE Arabia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west...  
Description Also recorded in SE Arabia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific Ocean from the Red Sea and Madagascar to Easter Island, and from Japan to Australia (Massin, 1996).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from tide pools up to 45 m. Depth (Massin, 1996). [details]
WoRMS (2020). Stichopus monotuberculatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210909 on 2020-01-28
Date
action
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1997-02-22 11:53:36Z
created
2000-09-29 10:30:23Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-10-14 14:30:08Z
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original description  (of Holothuria monotuberculata 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]   

basis of record Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290. [details]   

additional source Massin, C. (1996). The Holothurians of Easter Island, Bull. KBIN, Brussels, Vol. 66: 151-178 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Also recorded in SE Arabia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific Ocean from the Red Sea and Madagascar to Easter Island, and from Japan to Australia (Massin, 1996).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, detritus feeder, deposit feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995); from tide pools up to 45 m. Depth (Massin, 1996). [details]

Remark Massin (1996) treats Stichopus variegatus Semper as a synonym of S. monotuberculatus, but in 1999 he says it could either be a synonym of S. herrmanni. In Rowe & Gates (1995) lectotipification puts Stichopus variegatus with S. horrens and several missing specimens in the syntype series of Stichopus variegatus are herein re-identified from Semper's description as Stichopus monotuberculatus.
?Holotype Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Port Louis, Mauritius (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]