Oneirophanta mutabilis mutabilis

Author: Theel, 1879

Description

General: Body cylindrical, stiff, white, glassy. Long, stiff papillae, dorsal single rows of 4-35; lateral 4-17; ventrolateral feet 8-28 per row.

Size: to 20 cm



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: David Pawson, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Hansen, B. (1975). Systematics and biology of the deep-sea holothurians: Part 1 Elasipoda. Scandinavian Science Press, Copenhagen, Denmark. 262 pp.

Citation: Oneirophanta mutabilis mutabilis (Theel, 1879) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Oneirophanta%20mutabilis%20mutabilis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-14.
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