Crinoidea sp. 'NHM_055'

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_055'


Crinoidea sp. 'NHM_055'  


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: 280c758b-5287-4a13-9f45-f6a6150b37d0; recordNumber: NHM_055; recordedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren, Maggie Georgieva; individualCount: 2; preparations: tissue and DNA voucher stored in 80% non-denatured ethanol aqueous solution; otherCatalogNumbers: 5023477; associatedSequences: | KU519515 | KU519532; Taxon: taxonConceptID: Crinoidea sp. (NHM_055); 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: 4108; locationRemarks: RV Melville Cruise MV1313; decimalLatitude: 13.849883333333; decimalLongitude: -116.64495; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: Adrian Glover, Helena Wiklund, Thomas Dahlgren; dateIdentified: 2015-06-01; identificationRemarks: identified by DNA and morphology; Event: samplingProtocol: USNEL Box Core; eventDate: 2013-10-09; eventTime: 17:34; habitat: Abyssal plain; fieldNumber: BC04; fieldNotes: Collected from polymetallic nodule found in benthic sediment; Record Level: language: en; institutionCode: NHMUK; collectionCode: ZOO; datasetName: ABYSSLINE; basisOfRecord: PreservedSpecimen GoogleMaps  


Specimen including stalk and crown, calyx with arms, 8mm in total length, 5 arms, 0.31mm in width, as present in original specimen, prior to DNA sampling, with length 1.3mm from distal portion of calyx. Distally, pinnules observed on arms (Fig. 14).

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.


Found living on polymetallic nodule.