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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus Carpenter, 1881 
AphiaID: 123360

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinidae Bather, 1899
Sources  original description Carpenter PH (1881) Reports on the results of dredging under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico (1877–78), the Caribbean Sea (1878–79), and the east coast of the United States (1880). XVI. Preliminary report on the Comatulae. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 9(4):1–20, pl 1. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus balanoides Carpenter, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus helgae AH Clark, 1913

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus cubensis Carpenter, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatelecrinus cubensis (Carpenter, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus wyvilli Carpenter, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatelecrinus wyvilli (Carpenter, 1882)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Atelecrinidae with centrodorsal hollow and thin-walled, closely joined to basal ring; central cavity diameter >0.6 of basal diameter; adoral rim of centrodorsal with five shallow interradial depressions. Cirrus sockets in 10 columns with moderately to strongly developed aborally-projecting lateral fulcral tubercles, triangular in side view; cirri tapering to a point with no opposing spine, of up to 40 segments, 65 mm long. Externally visible portion of each basal flat or slightly arched, weakly or moderately swollen interradially, with lateral portions parallel-sided or tapering, and ends contiguous midradially; sometimes reduced, triangular and separated midradially. Aboral surface of basals with featureless, central depression and with adorally curved and distally expanded pair of interior projections. Radial cavity with delicate aboral calcareous deposit. Most proximal pinnule usually on IIbr17[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123360
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Atelecrinus Carpenter, 1881. In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123360 on 2014-09-16
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