WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus balanoides Carpenter, 1881

124235  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124235)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico and Strait of Florida to...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico and Strait of Florida to Colombia and Venezuela, including West Indies, but unknown from Caribbean coast of Central America. Bathymetric range: 512–838 m, but varying regionally. Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas and Strait of Florida: 512–768 (possibly 783) m, with only three of 25 records definitely deeper than 700 m. Lesser Antilles: 686–838 m, with only one of nine records definitely shallower than 700 m. [details]
Messing, C.; Hansson, H. (2011). Atelecrinus balanoides Carpenter, 1881. In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124235 on 2017-12-14

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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]   

basis of record Messing, C. G. (2013). A revision of the genus Atelecrinus PH Carpenter (Echinodermata: Crinoidea). Zootaxa. 3681(1):1-43., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3681.1.1 [details]   

additional source Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]   

additional source Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin & C. L. Mah. (2009). Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Atelecrinus with centrodorsal base usually parallel-sided; fulcral tubercles weak to moderate; basals weakly inflated interradially, forming continuations of short weak centrodorsal ridges, sometimes reduced to interradial triangles not contiguous midradially; radial profile usually <90º; axils well-separated laterally, rhombic or hexagonal with diverging lateral margins; lateral margins of proximal brachials rounded. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Mexico and Strait of Florida to Colombia and Venezuela, including West Indies, but unknown from Caribbean coast of Central America. Bathymetric range: 512–838 m, but varying regionally. Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas and Strait of Florida: 512–768 (possibly 783) m, with only three of 25 records definitely deeper than 700 m. Lesser Antilles: 686–838 m, with only one of nine records definitely shallower than 700 m. [details]