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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 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
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
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arabian Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPakistani Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
India
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest India [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 
From editor or global species database
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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2009-08-26 07:04:05Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Heterometra compta AH Clark, 1909. In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=413233 on 2014-07-24
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