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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster distinctus (Carpenter, 1888) 
AphiaID: 213355

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 editorComaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanogenia distincta (Carpenter, 1888)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorComaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Source  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]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanthessius rostellatus Humes & Ho, 1970 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995; East Indies and Philippines (Clark & Rowe (1971)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf, continental slope, suspension feeder. General distribution: tropical, west Pacifid Ocean, depth range 18-290 (?400) m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: 'Samboanga', Philippines. Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1888.11.9.97 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213355
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-04-25 22:34:08Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-27 07:27:35Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2011-02-23 08:39:08Z  changed  Messing, Charles
  
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  Citation: Messing, C. (2014). Comaster distinctus (Carpenter, 1888). 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=213355 on 2014-09-19
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