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

Psychropotes longicauda Théel, 1882

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PsychropotesThéel, 1882accepted genus name
Euphronides Théel, 1882 synonym
Nectothuria Belyaev & Vinogradov, 1969 synonym
Triconus Hérouard, 1909 synonym

Species group names

Nectothuria translucida Belyaev & Vinograd, 1969 synonym
Psychropotes buglossa Perrier E., 1886 synonym
Psychropotes furcata R. Perrier, 1896 synonym
Psychropotes grimaldii Hérouard, 1896 synonym


original description

Théel, H. (1882). Report on the Holothuroidea dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. Part i. Challenger Reports, Zool. iv: 176 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

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

North East Atlantic Taxa





External Links

Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Paulay, G. (2014). Psychropotes longicauda Théel, 1882. 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:124778




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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