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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra compta AH Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 413233

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 editorHimerometroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimerometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra compta (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra AH Clark, 1909
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterometra compta AH Clark, 1909
Sources  original description Clark AH. (1909). Descriptions of seventeen new species of crinoids. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 36: 633– 651. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
India
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest India [details]
Pakistan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPakistani 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 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordescription Heterometra with enlarged proximal pinnules smooth; basal segments carinate. P1 and P2 similar, with 26 segments; much longer and slightly stouter than both PD and P3. Cirri 23-35 mm long, of 31-35 segments; longest cirrals about as long as broad or slightly longer; distal cirrals 1.5 to 2x broader than long, with aboral tubercle. Arms 16-25, 125 mm long; brachials distinctly wedge-shaped.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:413233
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-08-26 07:04:05Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2015). Heterometra compta. In: Messing, C. (2015) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=413233 on 2015-08-01
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