WoRMS taxon details

Comaster L. Agassiz, 1836

206862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206862)

accepted
Genus
Species Comaster audax Rowe, Hoggett, Birtles & Vail, 1986
Species Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841)
Species Comaster nobilis (Carpenter, 1884)
Species Comaster schlegelii (Carpenter, 1881)

Species Comaster africana (Gislén, 1938) accepted as Comatulidae incertae sedis africana (Gislén, 1938) (synonym)
Species Comaster belli (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Comaster brachycirra (Gislén, 1922) accepted as Comatulidae incertae sedis brachycirra (Gislén, 1922) (synonym)
Species Comaster brevicirra (Bell, 1894) accepted as Phanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Species Comaster carpenteri AH Clark, 1908 accepted as Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Comaster decora (AH Clark, 1912) accepted as Palaeocomatella decora (AH Clark, 1912) (synonym)
Species Comaster delicata (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Comanthus delicata (AH Clark, 1909) (synonym)
Species Comaster distincta (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Phanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Species Comaster distinctus (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Phanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Species Comaster fruticosus AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Phanogenia fruticosa (AH Clark, 1911) (basionym)
Species Comaster gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893) accepted as Phanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893) (synonym)
Species Comaster horridus AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Comissia horrida (AH Clark, 1911) (basionym)
Species Comaster imbricata AH Clark, 1908 accepted as Comanthus imbricatus (AH Clark, 1908) (basionym)
Species Comaster minima (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Phanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893) (synonym)
Species Comaster minimus (AH Clark, 1909) accepted as Phanogenia gracilis (Hartlaub, 1893) (synonym)
Species Comaster multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Phanogenia multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Species Comaster multibrachiatus (Carpenter, 1888) accepted as Phanogenia multibrachiata (Carpenter, 1888) (alternative spelling)
Species Comaster multifida (Müller, 1841) accepted as Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841) (alternative spelling)
Species Comaster multiradiatus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Comaster multifidus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Comaster parvus AH Clark, 1909 accepted as Phanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Species Comaster philippinensis AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Phanogenia fruticosa (AH Clark, 1911) (synonym)
Species Comaster pulcher AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Aphanocomaster pulcher (AH Clark, 1912) (basionym)
Species Comaster schönovi AH Clark, 1918 accepted as Phanogenia schoenovi (AH Clark, 1918) (basionym)
Species Comaster scitulus (AH Clark, 1911) accepted as Rowemissia scitulus (AH Clark, 1911) (basionym)
Species Comaster serrata (AH Clark, 1907) accepted as Phanogenia serrata (AH Clark, 1907) (synonym)
Species Comaster sibogae AH Clark, 1912 accepted as Phanogenia sibogae (AH Clark, 1912) (basionym)
Species Comaster taviana AH Clark, 1911 accepted as Comanthus taviana (AH Clark, 1911) (basionym)
Species Comaster tenella AH Clark, 1931 accepted as Comanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Species Comaster tenellus (AH Clark, 1931) accepted as Comanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
marine
Agassiz, L. (1836). Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. <em>Mémoires de la Société des Sciences naturelles de Neuchâtel.</em> 1, 168-199., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up [details]   
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Comaster L. Agassiz, 1836. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206862 on 2018-11-18
Date
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1999-10-28 20:26:31Z
created
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2006-09-08 06:50:23Z
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Martinez, Olga
2007-10-10 11:56:07Z
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2009-04-23 09:17:06Z
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2015-01-09 03:39:36Z
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original description Agassiz, L. (1836). Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. <em>Mémoires de la Société des Sciences naturelles de Neuchâtel.</em> 1, 168-199., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofComanthina AH Clark, 1909) Clark AH (1909) On a collection of crinoids from the Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Vidensk. Medd, Dansk Naturhist. Foren. 61:115-195. [details]   

basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Clark AH (1931) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(3) Superfamily Comasterida. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 82. viii + 816 pp., 82 pls., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.03629236.82.3 [details]   

additional source Messing CG (1998) A revision of the Recent Indo-West Pacific comatulid genus <i>Comaster</i> Agassiz. Part 1: The type species of <i>Comaster</i> and <i>Phanogenia</i> Lovén (Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Comasteridae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 12: 191-209. [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Diagnosis 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]

From other sources
Remark 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]
 



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