WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterometridae Gislén, 1924

246667  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246667)

Gislén T (1924) Echinoderm studies. Zool. Bidrag från Uppsala 9, 330 p., 349 fig. [details]   
Messing, C. (2012). Asterometridae Gislén, 1924. In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246667 on 2017-12-12

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original description Gislén T (1924) Echinoderm studies. Zool. Bidrag från Uppsala 9, 330 p., 349 fig. [details]   

basis of record Hess H, Messing CG (2011) Comatulida. In: Hess H, Messing CG, Ausich WI. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part T, Echinodermata 2 Revised, Crinoidea, vol. 3. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas, pp. 70–146. [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Clark AH (1947) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4b). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 82:1-473, 43 pls. [details]   

additional source Yulin L (1984) On the family Asterometridae (Crinoidea) of China, with a description of Sinometra acuticirra gen. et sp. nov. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 2(1):109-117.  [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A family of Tropiometracea with centrodorsal small, five-sided, low columnar to subconical; apex low conical to concave, often with 5 radial tubercles; aboral star sometimes present; cirrus sockets in 10 columns, commonly separated by radial and interradial furrows or ridges. Adoral surface of centrodorsal with multiple, deep radial pits, which may form canals to aboral star in juveniles. Cirri of >50 segments; distal cirrals with aboral spine, except in Simometra; rod-shaped basals not united around centrodorsal cavity; radial muscular fossae steep, high, and narrow; radial cavity with central plug; up to 30 arms; radials and proximal brachials often with median ridge, distal brachials angular in section. Pinnules with distinct ambulacral covering plates.

Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアシナガウミシダ  [details]