First record of genus Paradota Ludwig & Heding in New Zealand waters and description of a new species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Synaptida)

Nicola Davey

Memoirs of Museum Victoria Vol 72 p. 1–4 (2014)

DOI
http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2014.72.01

Abstract

The genus Paradota Ludwig and Heding is recorded in New Zealand waters for the first time; nineteen specimens were found in the Bay of Plenty region of north-east New Zealand. A new species, Paradota plentyensis sp. nov, is described and its taxonomic position within the Order Synaptida is considered.

Citation

Davey, N., 2014. First record of genus Paradota Ludwig & Heding in New Zealand waters and description of a new species (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Synaptida). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 72: 1-4. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2014.72.01

PUBLICATION DATE: 31 December 2014

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