Crinoidea sp. 'NHM_300'

Glover, Adrian G, Wiklund, Helena, Rabone, Muriel, Amon, Diva J, Smith, Craig R, O'Hara, Tim, Mah, Christopher L & Dahlgren, Thomas G, 2016, Abyssal fauna of the UK- 1 polymetallic nodule exploration claim, Clarion-Clipperton Zone, central Pacific Ocean: Echinodermata, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 7251-7251 : 7251

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Crinoidea sp. 'NHM_300'


Crinoidea sp. 'NHM_300'


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: 2866f91e-b99e-4703-a9d3-fe1876df1da1 ; recordNumber: NHM_300; recordedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren, Maggie Georgieva; individualCount: 1; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution; otherCatalogNumbers: 5023510; associatedSequences: | KU519517 | KU519534; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Crinoidea sp. (NHM_300); scientificName: Crinoidea; kingdom: Animalia; phylum: Echinodermata; class: Crinoidea; Location: waterBody: Pacific; stateProvince: Clarion Clipperton Zone; locality: UK Seabed Resources Ltd exploration claim UK-1 ; verbatimLocality: UK-1 Stratum A; maximumDepthInMeters: 4076; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.755833333333; decimalLongitude: -116.48666666667; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2015-06-01; identificationRemarks: identified by DNA and morphology; Event: samplingProtocol: Brenke Epibenthic Sledge; eventDate: 2013-10-17; eventTime: 01:50; habitat: Abyssal plain; fieldNumber: EB04; fieldNotes: Collected from epi net (on the epibenthic sledge); Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: NHMUK; collectionCode: ZOO; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps


Specimen lacks calyx, crown, arms. Stalk 6.5mm in length, attached to nodule fragment. Columnals 1.6mm in length, 0.28mm in width (Fig. 16).

Genetic data for this taxa with new GenBank accession numbers are provided in Table 2


Forms a unique monophyletic clade distinct from other AB01 specimens. No genetic matches on GenBank or Barcode of Life Database. Lacks crown and calyx.


Found on polymetallic nodule.