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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra AH Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 492879

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 editorTropiometroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterometridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterometridae Gislén, 1924
Sources  original description Clark AH (1909) New genera and higher groups of unstalked crinoids. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 22:173-178. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra magnipeda (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra pulcherrima (AH Clark, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra splendida (AH Clark, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra trichopoda (AH Clark, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterometra venusta AH Clark, 1912
Environment marine
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:492879
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Date   action   by
2010-08-03 07:03:17Z  created  Messing, Charles
2011-02-23 10:48:32Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Pterometra 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?p=taxdetails&id=492879 on 2014-08-21
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