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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra africana (AH Clark, 1911) 
AphiaID: 213559

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 editorHimerometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra africana (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra africana AH Clark, 1911 (basionym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH (1918) The unstalked crinoids of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 42b: 1-300, 28 pl. [details]

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taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra africana delagoae Gislén, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra delagoae (Gislén, 1938)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arabian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPakistan [details]
India
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest India [details]
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZanzibar [details]
Kenya
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMombasa [details]
Madagascar
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Pakistan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKarachi [details]
Persian Gulf
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersian Gulf [details]
Tanzania
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBagamoyo [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [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)
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213559
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Heterometra africana (AH Clark, 1911). 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=213559 on 2014-12-25
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