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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra austini AM Clark, 1967 (in Clark AH & Clark AM, 1967) 
AphiaID: 340812

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 editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliometrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra AH Clark, 1913
Sources  original description Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 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 Florometra with basal segments of oral pinnules markedly broadened but not carinate. P1 usually of ~60 segments (45-78); pinnulars not longer than broad distal pinnulars shorter and modified with dorsal processes into a distinct comb. Cirri 50-95, of up to 59 cirrals and 54 mm long; longest cirrals with L/W ratio ~2.5 (proximal width). Axil with very acute distal angle. Third syzygy usually at brachials 14+15. Arm length to ~130 mm. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution off Campbell Island, S of New Zealand, and Antipodes Islands. Depth range: (?157) 159-163 (?210) m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:340812
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-19 10:57:44Z  created  Decock, Wim
2008-03-20 15:57:37Z  checked  Eléaume, Marc
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2012-12-31 19:10:23Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Florometra austini. 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=340812 on 2014-09-30
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