This species has been confused with H. (M.) scabra in the past, and has previously been known under the suppressed name H. timana and also commonly called H. scabra var. versicolor, see Massin et al, 2009.
Name status: alternate representation
Checked on: 2022-06-23 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Rowe, F.W.E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name verified against:
Massin, C., Uthicke, S., Purcell, S.W., Rowe, F.W.E., Samyn, Y., 2009. Taxonomy of the heavily exploited Indo-Pacific sandfish complex (Echinodermata: Holothuriidae)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 155: 40-59.