WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonachometra AH Clark, 1916

508918 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:508918)
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Genus
marine
Clark AH (1916) Six new genera of unstalked crinoids belonging to the families Thalassometridae and Charitometridae. Washington Academy of Sciences, Journal 6 (17):605-608. [details]   
Messing, C. (2010). Monachometra AH Clark, 1916. In: Messing, C. (2017). World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=508918 on 2017-11-22

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original description Clark AH (1916) Six new genera of unstalked crinoids belonging to the families Thalassometridae and Charitometridae. Washington Academy of Sciences, Journal 6 (17):605-608. [details]   

basis of record 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 Clark AH (1950) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4c). Bulletin of the U.S. National Museum 82:1-383, 32 pls. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A genus of Charitometridae with genital pinnules tapering evenly from the broadened proximal segments to a delicate and slender tip; distal arms aborally rounded, sometimes with slightly raised broad median line; oral pinnules about as long as those following; brachitaxes with prominent, narrow, high, smooth synarthrial tubercle; IIBr series 2; arms 10-21, 90-250 mm long; cirri in 10 or 15 columns, of 17-31 segments; opposing spine often bifurcated. [details]