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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) 
AphiaID: 394669

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 elegans Bell, 1882 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon fluctuans Carpenter, 1884 (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
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmboina [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BMNH 1881.10.26.212 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 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 
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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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - aboral view
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - ray base
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - cirri
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - oral view
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - proximal pinnules
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
Zygometra elegans (Bell, 1882) Holotype - carinate proximal pinnule bases
Zygometra elegans (Bel...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394669
Taxonomic
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2009-05-08 07:39:41Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Zygometra elegans (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=394669 on 2014-08-30
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