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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 editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliometrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra austini (Species)
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, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
New Zealand
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Waters [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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 lateral view
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 lateral closeup
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 cirrus
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 cirrus tip
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 mid arm
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 first pinnule (P1)
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 long first pinnule (P1)
Florometra austini Hol...
Florometra austini Holotype BMNH 1958.5.2.1 first pinnule (P1) combed tip
Florometra austini Hol...
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. (2015). Florometra austini. In: Messing, C. (2015) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=340812 on 2015-09-05
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