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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra afra AH Clark, 1912 
AphiaID: 213600

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 editorMariametridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra flagellata afra AH Clark, 1912 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiparometra multicirra HL Clark, 1923 (synonym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH. (1913). A revision of the crinoid family Mariametridae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 26:141-144. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 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 editorDiagnosis A species of Dichrometra similar to D. flagellata but with more similar proximal pinnules and less rugose ray bases. Cirri 20-43, 15-18 mm long, of 23-36 segments. Oral pinnules moderately stout, not differing substantially in size. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Madagascar.
Cosidered conspecific with D. flagellata (Müller, 1841) in Marshall & Rowe (1981). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213600
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-02-02 13:44:36Z  checked  Messing, Charles
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Dichrometra afra 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=213600 on 2014-09-18
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