Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Holothuroidea > Order Elasipodida > Family Psychropotidae > Genus Benthodytes

Benthodytes lingua Perrier R., 1896

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BenthodytesThéel, 1882accepted genus name
Benthodites Delage & Hérouard, 1903 synonym

Species group names

Benthodytes janthina Marenzeller von, 1892 synonym
Pannychia glutinosa Hérouard, 1902 synonym


original description

Perrier, R., 1896. Sur les Elasipodes recueillis par le TRAVAILLEUR et le TALISMAN. Comptes Rendus Académie Sciences, Paris. 123: 900-903

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

Clark AH. (1909). Descriptions of seventeen new species of crinoids. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 36, 633– 651.

additional source

Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. 2009. Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbres, sea lilies, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400.

additional source

Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin, and C. L. Mah. 2009. Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S

additional source

North East Atlantic Taxa





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection


Paulay, G. (2014). Benthodytes lingua Perrier R., 1896. 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:124764




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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