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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra flagellata (Müller, 1841) 
AphiaID: 213601

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 editorAlecto elongata Müller, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto flagellata Müller, 1841 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon elongata (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon flagellata (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon pulcher Hartlaub, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula elongata (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula flagellata (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra pulcher (Hartlaub, 1891) (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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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra flagellata afra AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichrometra afra AH Clark, 1912
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
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 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A species of Dichrometra with P3 longest and stoutest, 9-18 mm long with 21-38 (usually 25-30) segments; P1 small, weak, 4.5-11 mm (usually 8-9 mm) with up to 28 segments. Brachitaxes and proximal brachials rugged or rugose due to well developed synarthrial tubercles. Cirri 20-40, of 22-35 (usually 25-30) segments, 15-30 mm long; longest proximal cirrals as long as broad or slightly longer; distal cirrals as broad as long or broader, with short but distinct aboral spine. Arms 14-40 (usually ~30), 65-150 mm long. [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Ranges eastward to Singapore, New Guinea, Amboina (Clark, 1911); East Indies, China, south of Japan and South Pacific Islands (Clark & Rowe (1971)); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-45 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995); littoral in Clark (1911).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, suspension feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: unknown. Holotype in Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Leiden (Netherlands) (formerly Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Himerometridae in A.H. Clark, 1911.
Considered conspecific with D. afra A.H. Clark, 1912 (Marshall & Rowe, 1981). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213601
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1999-10-28 20:26:31Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-02-02 13:44:36Z  checked  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Dichrometra flagellata (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=213601 on 2014-08-30
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