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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon hupferi Hartlaub, 1890 
AphiaID: 714262

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 editorAntedonoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedonidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedoninae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon de Fréminville, 1811
Sources  original description Hartlaub C (1890) Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Comatuliden-Fauna des indischen Archipels. Nachrichten von der Königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften und der Georgs-August-Universität zu Göttingen no. 5:168–187. [details]

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Environment marine
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Antedon with arms to ~50 mm long. Cirri to 40, of 16-18 cirrals; length to ~25% arm length; longer proximal cirrals with L/W ratio 2.0-2.5; distal cirrals distinctly
longer than wide and only slightly wider than proximal cirrals. P1 with 20-25 segments, at least twice as long as P2; P2 and P3 similar.
to P3 ; there are often calcareous patches in the perisome between the division series. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Africa, from Sierra Leone to Gabon. Depth range: shore line to 120 m. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714262
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2012-12-28 23:31:44Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2013). Antedon hupferi Hartlaub, 1890. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714262 on 2014-04-17
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