Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Holothuroidea > Order Dendrochirotida > Family Phyllophoridae > Genus Thyone

Thyone fusus (O.F. Müller, 1776)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ThyoneJaeger, 1833accepted genus name

Species group names

Holothuria fusus Müller, 1776 synonym
Holothuria papillosa Abildgaard in Müller, 1789 synonym
Holothuria penicillus Müller, 1776 synonym
Thyone flexus Hodge, 1865 synonym
Thyone subvillosa Hérouard, 1889 synonym


Thyone fusus mediterranea Madsen, 1941

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): sjøagurk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: sjøagurk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sjøagurk sources: Zoologiae Danicae Prodromus: 232.
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sjøagurk sources: Zoologiae Danicae Prodromus: 232.
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sjøagurk sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: maskeringssjögurka


original description

Müller, O.F. (1776). Zoologica Danicae Prodromus seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characters, nomine, et synonyma imprimis popularium. Havniae. XXXII, 274 pp.

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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

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

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (96 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
Barcode of Life


Paulay, G. (2014). Thyone fusus (O.F. Müller, 1776). 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:124670




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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