WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotocrinidae Mortensen, 1918

173883 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173883)
accepted
Family
Mortensen T (1918) The Crinoidea of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition. Wiss. Ergebn. Schwed. Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 4(8):1-23, pl. 1-5.  [details]   
Messing, C. (2012). Notocrinidae Mortensen, 1918. 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=173883 on 2017-11-24

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2005-07-13 10:16:18Z
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2007-10-10 10:48:29Z
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original description Mortensen T (1918) The Crinoidea of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition. Wiss. Ergebn. Schwed. Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 4(8):1-23, pl. 1-5.  [details]   

basis of record Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Moderate to very large Notocrinoidea with centrodorsal commonly wider and aborally more flattened or concave in large specimens. Adoral side of centrodorsal with distinct, commonly large and deep radial pits. Sockets large, in 10-20 columns, or small and closely alternating without forming columns. Subradial cleft present or absent. Radials with low exposed surface, sometimes visible only interradially or concealed. Radial articular facet rather steep and flat or concave.
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