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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimerometridae AH Clark, 1907 
AphiaID: 196174

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 editorMariametroidea (Superfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMariametroidea AH Clark, 1909
Sources  original description Clark AH (1908) Two new crinoid genera. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21:149-152. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra AH Clark, 1909
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraspedometra AH Clark, 1909
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra AH Clark, 1909
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimerometra AH Clark, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimerometridae incertae sedis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomalometra AH Clark, 1918
Distribution 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOceania [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth East Asia [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Intertidal zone to 111 m. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription A family of Comatulida with cirri bearing spines or other prominences on their more distal segments in the median dorsal plane; ten or more arms in the adult, if more than 10 (as in the only species from southern Africa) then the IIBr series are mostly of four ossicles and there is a pinnule (Pd) on the second one; division series articulated either horizontally from the radials or more often obliquely upwards to some degree; oral pinnules without comb-like tips but with a basal crest along the dorsal surface or along the edge facing the arm tip, or both, the more distal pinnules not markedly prismatic and without conspicuous side and covering plates; mouth more or less centrally placed on the disc; sacculi present. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196174
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Date   action   by
2005-12-28 19:00:22Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-10-10 10:48:29Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2009-09-02 13:03:12Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Himerometridae AH Clark, 1907. 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=196174 on 2014-10-22
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