This species has previously been confused with Holothuria (Semperothuria) flavomaculata, but can be distinguished by the rose red tips to the dorsal papillae.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-06-20 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Record source and Scientific Name verified against:
Kerr, A.M., 2013. Holothuria (Semperothuria) roseomaculata n. sp. (Aspidochirotida: Holothuriidae), a coral-reef inhabiting sea cucumber from the western Pacific Ocean., Zootaxa, Vol. 3641(4): 384-394.