Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Holothuroidea > Order Apodida > Family Chiridotidae > Genus Chiridota

Chiridota laevis (O. Fabricius, 1780)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ChiridotaEschscholtz, 1829accepted genus name
Chirodota Jaeger, 1833 synonym

Species group names

Chiridota abyssicola Marenzeller von, 1892 synonym
Chiridota groenlandica Heding, 1935 synonym
Chiridota laevis C.G.J. Petersen, 1898 synonym
Chiridota spirourna Heding, 1935 synonym
Holothuria laevis Fabricius, 1780 synonym
Holothuria pellucida Fleming, 1828, non Vahl, 1806 synonym
Holothuria pellucida Vahl, 1806 synonym


basis of record

Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Madsen, F.J.; Hansen, B. (1994). Echinodermata Holothurioidea. Marine invertebrates of Scandinavia, 9. Scandinavian University Press: Oslo, Norway. ISBN 82-00-03936-6. 143 pp.

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.





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Paulay, G. (2014). Chiridota laevis (O. Fabricius, 1780). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124434




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