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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836 
AphiaID: 206862

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinozoa (Subphylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArticulata (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatulidina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasterinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multiradiatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasterinae AH Clark, 1909
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasterinae AH Clark, 1909
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthina AH Clark, 1909 (synonym)
Sources  original description Agassiz JLR (1836) Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. Soc. Sci. Nat. Neuchâtel, Mém. 1 (1835):168-199, 5 pl., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster audax Rowe, Hoggett, Birtles & Vail, 1986
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster nobilis (Carpenter, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster schlegelii (Carpenter, 1881)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster africana (Gislén, 1938) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae incertae sedis africana (Gislén, 1938)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster belli (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster brachycirra (Gislén, 1922) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComasteridae incertae sedis brachycirra (Gislén, 1922)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster brevicirra (Bell, 1894) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster carpenteri AH Clark, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster decora (AH Clark, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeocomatella decora (AH Clark, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster delicata (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus delicata (AH Clark, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster distincta (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster distinctus (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster fruticosus AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia fruticosa (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster horridus AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComissia horrida (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster imbricata AH Clark, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus imbricatus (AH Clark, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster minima (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster minimus (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multibrachiatus (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifida (Müller, 1841) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multiradiatus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster parvus AH Clark, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster philippinensis AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia fruticosa (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster pulcher AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanocomaster pulcher (AH Clark, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster schönovi AH Clark, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia schoenovi (AH Clark, 1918)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster scitulus (AH Clark, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRowemissia scitulus (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster serrata (AH Clark, 1907) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia serrata (AH Clark, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster sibogae AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia sibogae (AH Clark, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster taviana AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus taviana (AH Clark, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster tenella AH Clark, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster tenellus (AH Clark, 1931) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comasterinae with IIBr usually 4(3+4); IIIBr usually of 2 ossicles exteriorly and 4(3+4) interiorly; combs present at least to P3, sometimes at intervals to P14; on pinnules arising from arms (except sometimes P1): comb te [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Comatula multiradiata Lamarck, 1816 (=Alecto multifida Müller, 1841; nom. nov. for Comatula multiradiata Lamarck, 1816, not Asterias multiradiata Linnaeus, 1758) in Hoggett, A.K. & Rowe, F.W.E. (1986) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206862
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Date   action   by
1999-10-28 20:26:31Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-08 06:50:23Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2007-10-10 11:56:07Z  changed  Messing, Charles
2009-04-23 09:17:06Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comaster L. Agassiz, 1836. In: Messing, C. (2014) World List of Crinoidea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206862 on 2014-08-21
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