WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra AH Clark, 1909

492879

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Genus
marine
Clark AH (1909) New genera and higher groups of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 22:173-178. [details]   
Messing, C. (2011). Pterometra AH Clark, 1909. In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=492879 on 2017-11-18

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original description Clark AH (1909) New genera and higher groups of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 22:173-178. [details]   

basis of record Hess H, Messing CG (2011) Comatulida. In: Hess H, Messing CG, Ausich WI. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part T, Echinodermata 2 Revised, Crinoidea, vol. 3. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas, pp. 70–146. [details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Yulin L (1984) On the family Asterometridae (Crinoidea) of China, with a description of Sinometra acuticirra gen. et sp. nov. Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology 2(1):109-117.  [details]   

additional source Clark AH (1947) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4b). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 82:1-473, 43 pls. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A genus of Asterometridae with proximal cirrals constricted with projecting distal margin commonly developed as adoral spine; proximal pinnules as long as or longer than distal
pinnules. As many as 30 arms. [details]