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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata 
AphiaID: 183494

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)
Authority Zittel, 1879
Status accepted
Rank Subclass
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea
Sources  original description Miller JS (1821) A natural history of the Crinoidea or lily-shaped animals, with observations on the genera Asteria, Euryale, Comatula, and Marsupites. C. Frost. Bristol. 150 p., 50 pl., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.32130 [details]

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 Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrtocrinida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncrinida †
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyocrinida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsocrinida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillericrinida †

Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBourgueticrinida accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBourgueticrinina
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Cup composed of radial and basal ossicles without anal plates in the adult. Infrabasals present in many fossil taxa; reduced or absent in extant taxa. Mouth exposed on the surface. Axial nerves enclosed in a canal penetrating the basals, radials, and brachials. Brachials generally joined by muscular articulation, but non-muscular (ligamentary) articulations are present in almost all species. Arms bearing pinnules in all extant taxa.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:183494
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Date   action   by
2005-11-08 08:59:54Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2007-10-10 10:36:00Z  checked  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Articulata. 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=183494 on 2014-10-24
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