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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecametra mollis AH Clark, 1912 
AphiaID: 213347

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
Sources  original description Clark AH (1912) Preliminary descriptions of eleven new crinoids belonging to the families Himerometridae, Mariametridae, and Colobometridae, discovered by the 'Siboga' in the Dutch East Indies. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8 vol. 10:31-41. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea (doubtful[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 10 mm long, of 20-23 segments; 5-6 cirrals preceding penultimate almost or quite as long as broad; P2 largest and longest pinnule, with 14-17 segments; distal pinnulars of P2 twice as long as broad; second and following pinnulars with projecting outer corners or a few distal spines; arms 65 mm long. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution From Karachi, Pakistan, and the Persian Gulf S to the Maldive Islands.; Depth range : Shoreline to 33 m [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also recorded in Persian Gulf, W India, Pakistan and Maldive area (Clark & Rowe (1971)); Maldives (Marshall & Rowe, 1981). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213347
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-25 17:58:32Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2012-11-27 09:24:45Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Decametra mollis AH Clark, 1912. 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=213347 on 2014-09-17
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