WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra africana (AH Clark, 1911)

213559  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213559)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra africana AH Clark, 1911) 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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Shoreline to 88 m.  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Shoreline to 88 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription Heterometra with cirri 20-33 mm long, of...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription Heterometra with cirri 20-33 mm long, of usually 30 segments; longest cirrals about as long as broad; distal cirrals 1.3x broader than long; long prominent aboral spine appears abruptly on 10th-11th cirral. No IIIBr series; proximal brachials smooth; brachials very short. Arms 19, ~ 125 mm long. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Persian Gulf, west Indian...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Persian Gulf, west Indian and Pakistan (Clark & Rowe (1971)). [details]
Messing, C. (2011). Heterometra africana (AH Clark, 1911). In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213559 on 2017-12-12

Date
action
by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z
changed

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra africana AH Clark, 1911) 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]   

basis of record Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy Clark AH (1918) The unstalked crinoids of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 42b: 1-300, 28 pl. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra africana AH Clark, 1911) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range Shoreline to 88 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription Heterometra with cirri 20-33 mm long, of usually 30 segments; longest cirrals about as long as broad; distal cirrals 1.3x broader than long; long prominent aboral spine appears abruptly on 10th-11th cirral. No IIIBr series; proximal brachials smooth; brachials very short. Arms 19, ~ 125 mm long. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Persian Gulf, west Indian and Pakistan (Clark & Rowe (1971)). [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius major Stock, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius minor Stock, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)