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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilometra AH Clark, 1907 
AphiaID: 509077

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 editorCharitometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharitometridae AH Clark, 1909
Sources  original description Clark AH 1907. New genera of recent free crinoids. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collection, Quarterly Issue, 50(3):343-364. (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilometra acoela (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecilometra scalaris (AH Clark, 1907)
Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis A genus of Charitometridae with 3rd-5th to 5th-10th genital pinnule segments greatly expanded; portion of pinnule distal to expanded portion very small; brachitaxes and proximal brachials relatively narrow and well separated laterally; gaps between ray bases more or less completely bridged by lateral extensions of thin flangelike ossicle borders, which persist to br4 or br5; arms 10, 100-110 mm long. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:509077
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2010-08-20 05:38:34Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Poecilometra AH Clark, 1907. 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=509077 on 2014-12-20
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