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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) 
AphiaID: 394662

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 editorZygometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra AH Clark, 1907
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon microdiscus Bell, 1882 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon multiradiata Carpenter, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyponome sarsi Lovén, 1869 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyponome sarsii (Lovén, 1869) (alternative spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra mertoni Reichensperger, 1913 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra multiradiata (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH 1907. New genera of recent free crinoids. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection, Quarterly Issue, 50(3):343-364. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Australia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustralia [details]
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAru [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1881.10.26.151 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
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 Zygometra with usually 65-100 arms; longest cirri of 45-70 segments; all or nearly all brachitaxes beyond IBr2 are 4(3+4). Proximal pinnules basally stout, up to 32 mm long with 25-60 segments. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Australia south to Shark Bay on the west and Port Curtis on the east; Depth range : Shallow to 128 m [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) Holotype - aboral view
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Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) Holotype - brachitaxes
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Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) Holotype - cirri
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Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) Holotype - ray base
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Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882) Holotype - proximal pinnules
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394662
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2009-05-08 07:39:41Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Zygometra microdiscus (Bell, 1882). 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=394662 on 2014-07-10
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