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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropiometridae AH Clark, 1908 
AphiaID: 196176

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 editorTropiometroidea (Superfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropiometroidea AH Clark, 1908
Sources  original description Clark AH (1908) New genera of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21:125-136. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTropiometra AH Clark, 1907
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A family of Tropiometroidea with centrodorsal large, thick discoidal to low columnar with large, flattened, cirrus-free aboral area; cirrus sockets large, without distinct ornament, arranged irregularly but tending to form 15 or 20 columns; cirri stout, without aboral spines; cirrals 20-40, generally wider than long; no aboral star; rod-shaped basals not united around center, tapering and rarely exposed on surface; radial articular facet steep and wide; adoral muscle fossae large, wide; radial cavity wide; no central plug; brachials wider than high; 10 arms only; synarthry between Ibr1 and br22 and between br1 and br2. Syzygy between br3 and br4; pinnules without distinct ambulacral covering plates.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196176
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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
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2012-10-25 20:39:55Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Tropiometridae AH Clark, 1908. 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=196176 on 2014-09-20
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