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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMariametroidea AH Clark, 1909 
AphiaID: 607443

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 editorMariametroidea (Superfamily)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimerometroidea AH Clark, 1908
Rank Superfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida
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Environment marine
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comatulidina with centrodorsal low hemispherical to discoidal. No aboral star. Cirrus sockets without distinct ornament or with slightly elevated rim around lumen; crowded in 1-3 irregular marginal tiers. Adoral surface of centrodorsal and aboral surface of radials with shallow, radial, coelomic depressions or radiating furrows in several genera. Centrodorsal cavity less than 30% of centrodorsal diameter. Cirrals aborally rounded or carinate, sometimes with aboral spines. Basal rosette; no rod-shaped basals except in some fossils. Radial articular usually flat; interarticular ligament fossae high and broad. Adoral muscle fossae usually small, narrow, crescentic bands. Radial cavity moderate to large with spongy calcareous plug. Flat synarthry between first pair of brachitaxis ossicles and first free brachials, except for syzygy between primibrachials in Zygometridae and Eudiocrinidae. Syzygy at 3+4; distal syzygial interval usually large. Oral pinnules sometimes carinate. Ambulacral covering plates inconspicuous or absent. Mouth central.
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:607443
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Date   action   by
2012-08-16 09:51:32Z  created  Messing, Charles
2015-01-04 21:53:27Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2015-01-06 02:24:43Z  changed  Messing, Charles
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2015). Mariametroidea 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=607443 on 2017-08-21
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