WoRMS taxon details

Thaumatometra alternata (Carpenter, 1888)

414160  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:414160)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofAntedon alternata Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter PH (1888) Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Part II. The Comatulae. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 26, x + 402, 70 pls. [details]   
Distribution Near Kermadec Islands and NE of New Zealand. Depth range: 1,152-1,279 m.  
Distribution Near Kermadec Islands and NE of New Zealand. Depth range: 1,152-1,279 m. [details]
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Thaumatometra alternata (Carpenter, 1888). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=414160 on 2018-05-20
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original description  (ofAntedon alternata Carpenter, 1888) Carpenter PH (1888) Report on the Crinoidea collected during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Part II. The Comatulae. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, Zoology 26, x + 402, 70 pls. [details]   

basis of record Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Am├ęziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

new combination reference Clark AH (1908) New genera of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21:125-136. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAntedon alternata Carpenter, 1888) Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Thaumatometra with cirri ~30, 7-8 mm long, of 12-16+ cirrals; longest cirrals with L/W ratio ~4 (median width); antepenultimate L/W ratio ~1.33; penultimate hardly, if at all, longer than broad. P1 of ~20 segments, with first 2-3 not longer than broad and following segments becoming very elongate with expanded and spiny joints. P2 probably shorter and may bear a gonad. Arms ~25 mm long. [details]

Distribution Near Kermadec Islands and NE of New Zealand. Depth range: 1,152-1,279 m. [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]