WoRMS taxon details

Antedon loveni Bell, 1882 (not Bell, 1884)

714271  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714271)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bell FJ (1882) An attempt to apply a method for formulation to the species of the Comatulidae; with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Soceity of London 6:530-536, pl. 35. [details]   
Distribution Port Stephens, NSW, to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia. Depth range: shore line to 18 m.  
Distribution Port Stephens, NSW, to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia. Depth range: shore line to 18 m. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Antedon loveni Bell, 1882 (not Bell, 1884). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714271 on 2018-02-20
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original description Bell FJ (1882) An attempt to apply a method for formulation to the species of the Comatulidae; with a description of a new species. Proceedings of the Zoological Soceity of London 6:530-536, pl. 35. [details]   

basis of record Clark AH, Clark AM (1967) A monograph of the existing crinoids 1(5). Bulletin of the United States National Museum (82):1-860. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Antedon with centrodorsal hemispherical, more or less flattened, with fairly large convex polar area. Cirri 15-30, short (usually about a fifth of arm length), 7-8 mm long, of 12-14 cirrals, distally gently recurved and somewhat flattened and wider; longest with L/W ratio ~2; decreasing distally; antepenultimate with L/W ratio ~1.5. P1 of 10-13 segments; P2 of 7-10 segments and about half as long as P1; P3 larger than P2. Arm bases making less than a right angle with the oral-aboral axis, at least when arms not fully extended. Arms 20-70 mm (usually 30-35 mm).
The relatively longer cirri, which are not strongly flattened and recurved distally and have longer distal segments, the more or less hemispherical centrodorsal, the smaller P1 with fewer segments and the absence of the characteristic flattened appearance distinguish this species from the other south Australian form, A. incommoda[details]

Distribution Port Stephens, NSW, to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia. Depth range: shore line to 18 m. [details]