Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Holothuroidea > Order Aspidochirotida > Family Holothuriidae > Genus Holothuria > Subgenus Holothuria (Panningothuria)

Holothuria (Panningothuria) forskali Delle Chiaje, 1823

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HolothuriaLinnaeus, 1767accepted genus name

Species group names

Holothuria catanensis Grube, 1840 synonym
Holothuria nigra Peach, 1845 synonym
Stichopus selenkae Barrois, 1882 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: cogombre de mar negre; pardal de moro; pixota negra sources: TermCat, The Center for Terminology.;Club d'immersiĆ³ Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 English: black sea cucumber sources: Pictolife
 French: boudin de mer noir; holothurie noire sources: Club d'immersiĆ³ Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona;TermCat, The Center for Terminology.
 German: Forskals Seewalze
 Italian: Cetriolo di mare a punte bianche
 Spanish, Castillian: cohombro de mar negro; pepino de mar


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

Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp.

additional source

Rowe, F.W.E. (1969). A review of the family Holothuriidae (Holothurioidea: Aspidochirotida). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) (Zool.) 18(4): 119-170

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK


Paulay, G. (2014). Holothuria (Panningothuria) forskali Delle Chiaje, 1823. 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:124501




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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