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1 September 2014 Scoliorhapis dianthus, a new species of sea cucumber (Apodida: Chiridotidae) from the Sea of Japan
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Scoliorhapis dianthus, new species, was collected from depths of 0.20–1 m in the Sea of Japan. It is distinctive in having ten tentacles with six pairs of digits of equal size. Ossicles in the body wall have a sigmoid shape and average 75 ± 5 μm in length. An identification key to all species of the genus is provided.

Francisco Alonso Solis-Marin, Mieko Komatsu, Taha Soliman, Katsuhisha Uchida, Toyokazu Shimotani, and Masumi Nozaki "Scoliorhapis dianthus, a new species of sea cucumber (Apodida: Chiridotidae) from the Sea of Japan," Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 127(2), 323-327, (1 September 2014). https://doi.org/10.2988/0006-324X-127.2.323
Published: 1 September 2014
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