Lizard Island Field Guide: Taxonomy: description of species: Stephanometra tenuipinna
Stephanometra tenuipinna


©Anne Hoggett: Stephanometra tenuipinna at Lizard Island as found at dusk. Arms are about 180 mm long.

©Anne Hoggett: The same specimen of Stephanometra tenuipinna¬†showing spike-like pinnules covering the central part of the body.

©Anne Hoggett: Underside of the same specimen. Note well-spaced arm bases with rounded extensions of the plates (green arrow) and a strong spine on each distal cirrus segment (red arrow).
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Crinoidea
Order Comatulida
Family Mariametridae
Genus Stephanometra
Species Stephanometra tenuipinna

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • DL Rankin and CG Messing (2008). A revision of the comatulid genus Stephanometra AH Clark with a rediagnosis of the genus Lamprometra AH Clark (Echinodermata: Crinoidea), Zootaxa, 1888: 1-35.