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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptometra phalangium (Müller, 1841) 
AphiaID: 124226

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 editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae incertae sedis (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptometra AH Clark, 1908
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto phalangium Müller, 1841 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon phalangium (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula phalangium (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Sources 
new combination reference Clark AH (1908) New genera of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21:125-136. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Exclusive Economic Zone [Mediterranean part] [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Leptometra with centrodorsal sharply to bluntly, rounded, or truncated conical, or even somewhat columnar, usually about as high as broad at the base, sometimes higher than broad, with the apical third or half without functional cirrus sockets, shallowly pitted, with a very rregular surface, or bearing numerous papillae. Cirrus sockets elongate dorsoventrally, arranged in 2, or 2 and a more or less developed third, usually somewhat irregular columns beneath each radial, and usually closely crowded. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Mediterranean basin E to Sea of Marmara, and Adriatic as far N as Lissa (Vis). Depth range: 55-1,292 m; rare shallower than 100 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124226
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Leptometra phalangium (Müller, 1841). 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=124226 on 2014-09-02
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