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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra modica AH Clark, 1911 
AphiaID: 213345

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColobometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra AH Clark, 1911
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra möbiusi AH Clark, 1911 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra moebiusi AH Clark, 1911 (synonym)
Sources  original description Clark AH (1911) The recent crinoids of the coasts of Africa. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 40:1–51. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Decametra having cirri 7-8 mm long, of 14-20 segments that gradually increase in length to the terminal, which are about as long as broad; small sharp median spine on 5-6 cirrals preceding penultimate; P1 and P2 with 11-13 segments, which have slightly projecting and finely spinous distal edges; P2 longer and somewhat stouter than P1, 4.5 mm long; P3 much smaller and weaker, though not much shorter, than P1; arms 35-50 mm long. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution From Bagamoyo, Tanzania, and Mauritius to the Maldive Islands; probably to Sri Lanka.; Depth range : Littoral [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Maldive area and Ceylon (Clark & Rowe (1971)), though the Maldive record need confirmation as noted in 1966 (Clark & Spencer Davis). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark No type or type locality designated in Clark (1911), only locality cited: Bagamoyo, German East Africa. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213345
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Decametra modica. 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=213345 on 2014-09-21
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