WoRMS taxon details

Heterometra savignii (Müller, 1841)

213562  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213562)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofAlecto savignii Müller, 1841) Müller, J. (1841). Über die Gattungen und Arten der Comatulen. Monatsberichte Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1841:179-189 (also Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Jahrg. 7, v. 1, Berlin, 1841, p. 139–148. [details]   
Type locality contained in Red Sea  
type locality contained in Red Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Depth range Shoreline to 18 m.  
Depth range Shoreline to 18 m. [details]

description Heterometra with very long, slender and perfectly smooth proximal pinnules without carinate processes on earlier segments....  
description Heterometra with very long, slender and perfectly smooth proximal pinnules without carinate processes on earlier segments. Arms usually 20 arms, up to 150 mm long, with wedge-shaped brachials. Cirri of usually 25-30 segments; distal cirrals with long, prominent aboral spine. [details]

Description Littoral and down to 12 fathoms in Clark (1911).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf ( (Clark & Rowe (1971)).  
Description Littoral and down to 12 fathoms in Clark (1911).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf ( (Clark & Rowe (1971)). [details]
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Heterometra savignii (Müller, 1841). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213562 on 2018-05-21
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1997-03-25 17:58:32Z
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2000-09-19 07:15:44Z
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Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z
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2011-02-23 10:48:32Z
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original description  (ofAlecto savignii Müller, 1841) Müller, J. (1841). Über die Gattungen und Arten der Comatulen. Monatsberichte Königlich Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 1841:179-189 (also Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Jahrg. 7, v. 1, Berlin, 1841, p. 139–148. [details]   

original description  (ofComatula multiradiata Audouin, 1817) Audouin, V. (1809). Explication sommaire des planches d'Échinoderms de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, publiées par J. C. Savigny, membre de l'Institut; offrant un exposé des caractères naturels des genres avec la distinction des espèces, par Victor Audouin. Pp. 203-212. in J. C. de Savigny, Description de l'Égypte ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'Expédition de l'Armée Française, publié par les ordres de sa majesté l'empereur Napoléon le Grand. Histoire naturelle, Tome premier, Quatrième Partie: Explication sommaire des planches dont les dessins ont été fournis par M. J. Savigny, pour l'histoire naturelle de l'ouvrage. L'Imprimerie Impériale, Paris. , available online at http://descegy.bibalex.org/ [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 (1909) A revision of the crinoid families Thalassometridae and Himerometridae. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 22:1-22. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAntedon savignyi (Müller, 1841)) Chadwick, H.C. (1908). Reports on the marine biology of the Sudanese Red Sea. VII. The Crinoidea. J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 31: 44-47. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAlecto savignii Müller, 1841) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofComatula (Alecto) savignii (Müller, 1841)) Müller J (1849) Über die Gattung Comatula Lam. und ihre Arten. K. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, Abh. (1847):237-265, fig. 1-3. [details]   

basis of record  (ofComatula (Alecto) savignii (Müller, 1841)) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofComatula multiradiata Audouin, 1817) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

basis of record  (ofComatula savignyi (Müller, 1841)) Dujardin, M.F. and Hupe, M. H. (1862). Histoire naturelle des zoophytes échinodermes : comprenant la description des crinoïdes, des ophiurides, des astérides, des échinides et des holothurides. Paris: Libraire Encyclopedique de Roret. 627 pages, 10 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40564#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

additional source  (ofComatula savignyi (Müller, 1841)) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAntedon savignii (Müller, 1841)) Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAntedon savignii (Müller, 1841)) Ludwig H. (1880) Echinodermata. In: Zoologische Ergebnisse einer im aufrage der Königlichen Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin ausgefürten Reise in die Künstgebiete des Rothen Meers (Kossman, R., ed.). Lepizig. 2(5). 1-7. [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Depth range Shoreline to 18 m. [details]

description Heterometra with very long, slender and perfectly smooth proximal pinnules without carinate processes on earlier segments. Arms usually 20 arms, up to 150 mm long, with wedge-shaped brachials. Cirri of usually 25-30 segments; distal cirrals with long, prominent aboral spine. [details]

From other sources
Description Littoral and down to 12 fathoms in Clark (1911).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf ( (Clark & Rowe (1971)). [details]

Spelling H. savignyi in Fishelson (1971) and Tortonese (1977).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), the limits between africana and savignii need re-examination. [details]