Systematic Study on Aspidochirotacea and Apodacea 9Echinodermata : Holothuroidea) in Korea

  • Park, Boon-Jo (Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Sciences, Ewha Womans University) ;
  • Won, Jung-Hye (Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Sciences, Ewha Womans University)
  • Published : 1995.09.01

Abstract

To clarify the taxonomy and the distribution on subclass Aspidochirotacea and Apodacea, the authors examined the materials which were collected from 48 localities during the period from 1962 to 1995 . As a result, the specimens of holothurians are classified into 3 orders, 5 families and 8 specie. Among them , the following 4 species are found to be new to the Korean fauna : Molpaida oolitica, Paracaudina chilensis, Acaudina molpadioides and Caudina similis.