Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata > Subphylum Echinozoa > Class Holothuroidea > Order Molpadiida > Family Molpadiidae > Genus Molpadia

Molpadia borealis Sars M, 1859

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Molpadia(Cuvier, 1817) Risso, 1826accepted genus name
Ankyroderma Ludwig, 1890, non Danielssen & Koren, 1879 synonym
Eumolpadia Heding, 1935 synonym
Haplodactyla Théel, 1886 synonym
Paratrochostoma Heding, 1931 synonym
Trochostoma Danielssen & Koren, 1878 synonym

Species group names

Ankyroderma affine Danielssen & Koren, 1881 synonym
Ankyroderma jeffreysii Danielssen & Koren, 1881 synonym
Molpadia (Paramolpadia) diploa Heding, 1935 synonym
Molpadia oolitica Mortensen, 1914 non Pourtalès, 1851 synonym
Trochostoma arctica Danielssen & Koren, 1880 non (von Marenzeller, 1877) synonym
Trochostoma boreale (M. Sars) synonym


original description

Sars, M. (1859). Om tre nye Holothurider af hvilke den ena danner Typus for en nys Slaegt. Videnskabs Selskabet Forhandlinger, Christiania. 1859: 170-179.

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

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.



External Links

Link To GBIF


Paulay, G.; Hansson, H. (2010). Molpadia borealis Sars M, 1859. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124798




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