WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra goughi John, 1939 (in Vaney & John, 1939)

714303  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714303)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Vaney C, John DD (1939) XXIV. Scientific Results of the Voyage of S.Y. Scotia, 1902–04: The Crinoidea. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 59(3):661-672. [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Off Discovery Bank and Gough Island, South...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Off Discovery Bank and Gough Island, South Atlantic. Depth range: 183-472 m. [details]
Messing, C. (2012). Florometra goughi John, 1939 (in Vaney & John, 1939). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=714303 on 2017-12-15

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original description Vaney C, John DD (1939) XXIV. Scientific Results of the Voyage of S.Y. Scotia, 1902–04: The Crinoidea. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 59(3):661-672. [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
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Florometra with centrodorsal conical; bare aboral pole very small. Cirri ~100, of up to 38 cirrals; no aboral spines on distal cirrals; longest proximal cirrals with L/W ratio ~2.5. Brachitaxes and brachials quite smooth; third syzygy at brachials 14+15. Arm length probably to >150 mm with width at first syzygy >3 mm. P1 with up to 52 segments; distal pinnulars modified into a distinct comb. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Off Discovery Bank and Gough Island, South Atlantic. Depth range: 183-472 m. [details]