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Holopus Orbigny, 1837

415480  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:415480)

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Orbigny A d' (1837) Mémoire sur une seconde espèce vivante de la familie des Crinoïdes ou Encrines, servant de type au nouveau genre Holope (<i>Holopus</i>). <i>Magasin de Zoologie</i>, 7ème année, 10:1–8, pl. 3. [details]   
Messing, C.; Gondim, A.I.; Markello, K.; Poatskievick Pierezan, B.; Taylor, K.; Eléaume, M. (2024). World List of Crinoidea. Holopus Orbigny, 1837. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=415480 on 2024-04-25
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original description Orbigny A d' (1837) Mémoire sur une seconde espèce vivante de la familie des Crinoïdes ou Encrines, servant de type au nouveau genre Holope (<i>Holopus</i>). <i>Magasin de Zoologie</i>, 7ème année, 10:1–8, pl. 3. [details]   

basis of record Hess H. (2011). Cyrtocrinida. <em>In: Hess H, Messing CG, Ausich WI (Eds.), Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part T, Echinodermata 2 Revised, Crinoidea, vol. 3. University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, Kansas.</em> 180–206. [details]   

additional source Améziane, N.; Bourseau, J.-P.; Heinzeller, T.; Roux, M. (1999). Les genres <i>Cyathidium</i> et <i>Holopus</i> au sein des Cyrtocrinida (Crinoidea; Echinodermata). <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 33: 439–470, 9 fig. [details]   
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Diagnosis Holopodidae with cup tubular, more or less irregular, commonly with radial ridges or rows of tubercles. Upper edge more or less 5-sided. Radial articular facet rather large, sloping slightly outward; interarticular ligament fossae large. Radials and arms different in size, more or less distinctly arranged as group of 3 larger arms and group of 2 smaller arms. Arms 10, stout, coiled inward, forming fistlike cover over adoral surface; each branch with as many as 25 to 30 brachials forming spiral and meeting laterally as cover over adoral side of cup when retracted. Proximal 3 to 10 secundibrachials large, succeeded by distinctly smaller brachials. Some brachials may be irregular, commonly smaller, and triangular to fit within cover.  [details]