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Penilpidia ludwigi von Marenzeller, 1893

Ludwig's sea cucumber

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Kolga ludwigi von Marenzeller, 1893

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered (1893-1993).

 

Distribution

Mediterranean Sea

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Marenzeller, E. von (1893). Zoologische Ergebnisse.I. Echinodermen, gesammelt 1890, 1891 und 1892. Berichte der Commission für Erforschung des Östlichen Mittelmeeres.V. Denkschriften der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften 60: 1-24.

 

Other references:

Fiege, D. and Liao, Y. (1996). Penilpidia ludwigi (Marenzeller, 1893) (Holothurioidea: Elpidiidae) rediscovered from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. In: Uiblein, F., Ott, J., Stachowitsch, M. (Eds.), Deep-sea and extreme shallow-water habitats: affinities and adaptations. Biosystematics and Ecology Series 11: 61-66.

Gebruk, Andrey V. et al. (2013). Penilidia desbarresi sp. nov. (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Elasipodida) from the upper slope of Newfoundland and re-description of P. ludwigi (von Marenzeller, 1893). Marine Biology Research 9(10): 1029-1036. [Abstract]

Pagès, F., Martín, J., Palanques, A., Puig, P., Gili, J.-M. (2007). High occurrence of the elasipod holothurian Penilpidia ludwigi (von Marenzeller, 1893) in bathyal sediment traps moored in a western Mediterranean submarine canyon. Deep Sea Research Part I, 54(12): 2170-2180. 

 

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