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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra variipinna (Carpenter, 1882) 
AphiaID: 413223

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 editorHimerometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphimetra variipinna (Carpenter, 1882) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon brockii Hartlaub, 1890 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon variipinna Carpenter, 1882 (basionym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH (1918) The unstalked crinoids of the Siboga Expedition. Siboga Exped. 42b: 1-300, 28 pl. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
China
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChina [details]
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmboina [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKepulauan Aru [details]
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Japan [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEast Indies [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links 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 editorDepth range Shoreline to 20 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription Heterometra with enlarged proximal pinnules stout; cylindrical segments with everted and finely spinous distal ends; in fully developed specimens P2 is longest, of 22-35 segments. Cirri 17-30 mm long, of 28-38 segments; a few cirrals about as long as broad or slightly longer; distal cirrals about 1.3x broader than long, with long sharp aboral spine on ninth-twelvth and following cirrals. Arms 20-28, 50-140 mm long. Disk plated, especially on and around the anal papilla. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:413223
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-08-26 07:04:05Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Heterometra variipinna (Carpenter, 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=413223 on 2014-09-18
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