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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra goughi John, 1939 (in Vaney & John, 1939) 
AphiaID: 714303

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 editorHeliometrinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorometra AH Clark, 1913
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:714303
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2012-12-31 19:10:23Z  created  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). 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 2014-07-31
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