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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParametra compressa (Carpenter, 1888) 
AphiaID: 711212

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 editorThalassometridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParametra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParametra AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon compressa Carpenter, 1888 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharitometra compressa (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassometra compressa (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Sources 
source of synonymy Clark AH (1909) A revision of the crinoid families Thalassometridae and Himerometridae. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 22:1-22. [details]

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Environment marine
Specimen 

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Parametra with middle and distal brachials distinctly carinate. Cirri short, 23 mm long, of 16-20 cirrals, about one-fifth of arm length; transition cirral 8; distal cirrals broader than long with prominent carinate processes or blunt dorsal spines. Arms 15-20, 120-140 mm long. Brachitaxes ossicles and brachials 1-2 with lateral portions smooth. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Timor Sea to Kepulauan Kai and N to Halmahera, Indonesia; Depth range : 216-795 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution NW of Port Hedland, WA, Australia; Depth range : 200-204 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:711212
Taxonomic
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2012-11-26 10:28:09Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Parametra compressa (Carpenter, 1888). 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=711212 on 2014-07-31
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