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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus balanoides Carpenter, 1881 
AphiaID: 124235

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelecrinus Carpenter, 1881
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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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124235
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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 balanoides 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=124235 on 2014-07-29
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