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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra savignii (Müller, 1841) 
AphiaID: 213562

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto savignii Müller, 1841
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon savignii (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon savignyi (Müller, 1841) (alternative spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula (Alecto) savignii (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula multiradiata Audouin, 1817 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula savignyi (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH (1909) A revision of the crinoid families Thalassometridae and Himerometridae. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 22:1-22. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Oman
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOman [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Arabian Coast [details]
Persian Gulf
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersian Gulf [details]
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCollocheres uncinatus Stock, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnterognathus lateripes Stock, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKelleria gradata Stock, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius major Stock, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnterognathus lateripes Stock, 1966 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
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 18 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription 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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Littoral and down to 12 fathoms in Clark (1911).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf ( (Clark & Rowe (1971)). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling H. savignyi in Fishelson (1971) and Tortonese (1977).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), the limits between africana and savignii need re-examination. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213562
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-25 17:58:32Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  checked  Messing, Charles
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Heterometra savignii (Müller, 1841). 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=213562 on 2014-09-21
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