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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841) 
AphiaID: 213329

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus AH Clark, 1908
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra annulata Bell, 1882 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra elongata Carpenter, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra parvicirra (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra polymorpha Carpenter, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra quadrata Carpenter, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra rotalaria Carpenter, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinometra valida Carpenter, 1888 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto parvicirrus Müller, 1841 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlecto timorensis Müller, 1841 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus annulata (Bell, 1882) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus intricata AH Clark, 1908 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus parvicirra (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus parvicirra comasteripinna Gislén, 1922 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus rotalaria (Carpenter, 1888) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComanthus timorensis (Müller, 1841) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster tenella AH Clark, 1931 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster tenellus (AH Clark, 1931) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComatula mertensi Grube, 1875 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Barrier Reef [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarion Reef [details]
Fiji
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiji [details]
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndonesia [details]
Japan
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Japan [details]
Philippines
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhilippines [details]
South China Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth China Sea [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTongan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThailand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius (doubtful[details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype AM J17388 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Comanthus with 10-63 arms (usually <40): anterior arms usually markedly longer than posterior arms; cirri II—XIX, 11-16 segments, distal segments bear a sharp aboral transverse bar or tubercle; centrodorsal small discoidal; radials visible, of vari [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cockburn Sound (near Perth), West Australia to Byron Bay, New South Wales; Depth range : 0-28 m [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Gilbert Islands, Onotoa Atoll (Clark, 1954); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 1-103 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995; depth 34 fathoms in Clark (1911)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, suspension feeder (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Bird Island, near Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia. Neotype in Australian Museum, Sydney (Australia) J17388 (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Spelled in Subgenus (Validia) in A.H. Clark (1911). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213329
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-10-12 11:28:29Z  checked  Messing, Charles
2009-04-23 09:17:06Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comanthus parvicirrus (Müller, 1841). 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=213329 on 2014-09-01
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