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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumatometra alternata (Carpenter, 1888) 
AphiaID: 414160

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 editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathymetrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumatometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumatometra AH Clark, 1908
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon alternata Carpenter, 1888 (basionym)
Sources 
new combination reference Clark AH (1908) New genera of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 21:125-136. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Near Kermadec Islands and NE of New Zealand. Depth range: 1,152-1,279 m. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:414160
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-09-16 08:36:41Z  created  db_admin
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  checked  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Thaumatometra alternata (Carpenter, 1888). 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=414160 on 2014-10-24
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