Teliocrinus springeri, , Clark, 1932

Roux, Michel, Améziane, Nadia & Eleaume, Marc, 2009, The genus Teliocrinus (Crinoidea, Echinodermata): a key taxon among pentacrinid stalked crinoids, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 155 (1), pp. 22-39: 38

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Teliocrinus springeri



Synonym: Hypalocrinus liliaceus Clark, 1909b: 150   ; Teliocrinus asper Döderlein, 1912: 22   (pars.); Comastrocrinus liliaceus, Clark, 1912: 257   ; Teliocrinus monarthrus Clark, 1928: 365   .

Diagnosis: Subspecies of T. springeri   with smooth arms at least beyond their proximalmost part, arm syzygies with a regular radial crenularium, usually more than 11 (62%) internodals per noditaxis, relatively thick internodals (H / D> 0.40, up to 0.79 in juveniles), and cirri that are usually shorter than in the other subspecies.

Locus typicus: Off the coast of Burma, 17°07′30″N, 94°05′30″E; depth 767 m. GoogleMaps  

Occurrence:? Adaman Islands ,?north-west Australia, south-west Bay of Bengal, and south Sumatra; depth range? 366–847 m.