WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra elegans (Bell, 1882)

394669  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394669)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon elegans Bell, 1882) Bell FJ (1882) An attempt to apply a method for formulation to the species of the Comatulidae; with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Soceity of London 6:530-536, pl. 35. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  BMNH 1881.10.26.212  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1881.10.26.212 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Australia south to between Fremantle and...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Australia south to between Fremantle and Geraldton on the west and to Sandon Bluff, New South Wales, on the east; Depth range : Shoreline to 89 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Fremantle, West Australia to Sandon Bluffs,...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Fremantle, West Australia to Sandon Bluffs, New South Wales, Australia; Depth range : 0-100 m [details]
Messing, C. (2009). Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882). 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=394669 on 2017-12-14

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon elegans Bell, 1882) Bell FJ (1882) An attempt to apply a method for formulation to the species of the Comatulidae; with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Soceity of London 6:530-536, pl. 35. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon fluctuans Carpenter, 1884) Carpenter PH (1884) Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Part I. The Stalked Crinoids. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 11(32), xii + 442, 62 pls. [details]   

basis of record Clark AH (1941) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4a). Bull. U. S. Natl. Mus. 82:1-603, 61 pls. [details]   

additional source Clark, A. M.; Rowe, F. W. E. (1971). Monograph of shallow-water indo-west Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1881.10.26.212 [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Zygometra with 35-45 arms; longest cirri 35-45 segments. IIIBr and following brachitaxes mostly 2; IIIBr commonly of 2 ossicles internally and 4(3+4) externally. Proximal pinnules slender, the longest up to 18 mm with 27-40 segments.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North Australia south to between Fremantle and Geraldton on the west and to Sandon Bluff, New South Wales, on the east; Depth range : Shoreline to 89 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Fremantle, West Australia to Sandon Bluffs, New South Wales, Australia; Depth range : 0-100 m [details]