Click on one of the original nominal species names below to get a pictorial impression of the species (including its ossicle assemblage), a concise description, its complete synonomy and citation list and its distribution.

Names are put in their original spelling and are ordered alphabetically according to genus name and then specific epithet.

 

Holothuria demula Sluiter, 1914 / Holotype

Holothuria infesta Sluiter / Holotype

Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 1

Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 2

Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 3

Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 4

Holothuria marginata Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 5

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 1

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 2

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 3

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 4

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 5

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 6

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 7

Holothuria mitis Sluiter, 1910 / Syntype 8

Holothuria oxurropa Sluiter, 1888 / Syntype 1

Holothuria oxurropa Sluiter, 1888 / Syntype 2

Holothuria roulei Koehler, 1895 / Syntype

Holothuria submersa Sluiter, 1901 / Holotype

Holothuria triremis Sluiter, 1901 / Syntype 1

Holothuria triremis Sluiter, 1901 / Syntype 2

Labidodemas egestosum Sluiter, 1910 / Holotype

Stichopus laevis Sluiter, 1888 / Syntype

Stichopus vastus Sluiter, 1887 / Holotype

Joke Bleeker

The Amsterdam collection is curated by Dr J. Bleeker who can be reached on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click on our  document pdf preliminary scientific report to find out more about the Holothuriidae and Stichopodidae in the Amsterdam collection.

Information on the other echinoderm types is available in the paper by pdf Jangoux & De Ridder (1987) .

Click on one of the original nominal species names below to get a pictorial impression of the species (including its ossicle assemblage), a concise description, its complete synonomy and citation list and its distribution.

Names are put in their original spelling and are ordered alphabetically according to genus name and then specific epithet.

 

Holothuria exilis Koehler & Vaney, 1908 / Holotype

Holothuria integra Koehler & Vaney, 1908 / Holotype

Holothuria prompta Koehler & Vaney, 1908 / Holotype

Click on one of the original nominal species names below to get a pictorial impression of the species (including its ossicle assemblage), a concise description, its complete synonomy and citation list and its distribution.

Names are put in their original spelling and are ordered alphabetically according to genus name and then specific epithet.

 

Actinopyga caerulea Samyn, VandenSpiegel & Massin, 2006 / Holotype

Labidodemas quadripartitum Massin, Samyn & Thandar, 2004 / Holotype

 

Types in the Tervuren Museum are curated by Dr D. VandenSpiegel who can be reached on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Read more on the echinoderm types deposited in the Tervuren collection in:

Jangoux M., Massin Cl. 1986. Catalogue commenté des types d'Echinodermes actuels conservés dans les collections nationales belges. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique (Biologie), 56: 83-97. image download here (3.2 MB)

Halodeima dicorona Heding, 1934 / Syntype (ZMUC 62)

Holothuria gelatinosa Heding, 1939 / Holotype (ZMUC 79)

Holothuria monsuni Heding, 1939 / Holotype (ZMUC 137)

Holothuria neozelanica Mortensen, 1925 / Holotype (ZMUC 165)

Holothuria papillifera Heding in Mortensen, 1938 / Syntype (ZMUC 169)

Holothuria papillifera Heding in Mortensen, 1938 / Syntype (ZMUC 241)

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The ZMUC collection is curated by Dr C. Nielsen who can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click on one of the original nominal species names below to get a pictorial impression of the species (including its ossicle assemblage), a concise description, its complete synonomy and citation list and its distribution.

Names are put in their original spelling and are ordered alphabetically according to genus name and then specific epithet.

 

Holothuria fuscopunctata Jaeger, 1833 / Neotype

Labidodemas pseudosemperianum Massin, Samyn & Thandar, 2004 / Holotype